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GEOL 343 Field Geology of Plate Boundaries

3 s.h.

This course provides the opportunity for students to apply their in class theory to a field study experience. Students will record geologic observations in field notes and sketches; create maps and geologic cross sections; and present summaries of field investigations. Topic, site, and instructor may change upon each offering. Prior trips have visited the active plate margin in the western US, near Palm Springs in southern CA, and Death Valley National Park in eastern CA. The cost of the trip will vary based upon location. May be repeated for up to 9 s.h. Offered Spring only. (LA)

Prerequisite: GEOL 242 or ESCI 215.

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