2018-2019 Catalog

EAR 376 Field Mapping

Introduction to geological and environmental field mapping. Techniques include working wih topographic maps and remotely-sensed images, use of Brunton compass traverse methods, and interpretation of sedimentary rocks and geological structures (faults, folds). Applications to geotechnical work, resource management, environmental analysis, anthropology, government agencies, industry, and teaching outdoor activitites. Eight hours of laboratory and one-half hour of lecture per week.

Credits

3 units

Prerequisite

EAR 100 or GEO 200

Offered

Offered Fall term only