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Fall 2017
Jan 19, 2018
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GSCI 290 - Field Methods in Geology
Field Methods in Geology Fall. Prereqs.: GSCI 125 or 135 Methods and equipment used in field geology, including use of a Brunton compass, outcrop description and sketching, basic mapping techquines, sampling methods, notebook maintenance, use of global positioning system (GPS) technology, geologic maps and cross sections, field safety, and report writing. One, three-hour lab per week. Lab sessions will typically involve outdoor activities. Two or more half-day field trips required. NOTE: Required of all sophomore majors in Earth Science Geology specialization. This course is equivalent to ESCI 290 and credit will not be earned if this course has been previously taken.

2.000 Credit hours
2.000 Lecture hours

Schedule Types: Hybrid: Online/On-Ground Combo, Independent Study, Lecture, Online Instruction

Geological Sciences Department

Prereq for GSCI 290

General Requirements:
Course or Test: ESCI 125
Minimum Grade of D-
May not be taken concurrently.  )
Course or Test: ESCI 135
Minimum Grade of D-
May not be taken concurrently. )

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