Jun 15, 2024  
APU 2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
    
APU 2015-2016 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ES 62300 - Field Methods in Earth Science


(4) This course covers standard field techniques for the recognition, description, and interpretation of major rock and sediment types, landscape features, and geologic structures. Strong emphasis is placed on mapping skills; at the conclusion of the class, students will be able to both read and create diverse topographic and geologic maps. When offered during Spring Block, it is a field-based travel course, and involves a multi-week car camping trip to locations that will vary by year. Food and round-trip airfare to field site are not included in lab fee. When offered during Summer Block, the course will be based on campus, involving several camping trips to field areas around Alaska. Lab fee varies with location and field travel itinerary. Offered Spring as a travel course (odd years) and Summer as a campus-based course (even years). Prerequisite:  , SC 12500 ,   or instructor permission. Offered Spring and Summer block.



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