Mar 20, 2018  
College Catalog 2017-2018 
College Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GEO 151L Physical Geology Lab

Credits: (1)
This is the laboratory component to the Physical Geology lecture (GEO 151 ). The laboratory provides practical hands-on experience in a variety of geologic disciplines including: collection and analysis of geologic data, identifying common rocks and minerals samples, examination and interpreting of aerial photos, satellite images, topographic and geologic maps, and the construct and analyze topographic profiles. Techniques used in relative and absolute age dating of geologic materials, evaluation of earthquake hazards and investigation of stream and groundwater environments will also be explored. This course is intended for those who wish a deeper understanding of the science of geology and/or have a laboratory science requirement to satisfy. Co-requisite(s): GEO 151 . Prerequisite(s)/Co-requisite(s): MAT 087  or higher; One three hour session per week.