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GEOL 390 Geoscience Research Techniques

3 s.h.

The choice and design of research projects are examined in lecture and seminar formats. Techniques employed in geoscience research, including searching and evaluating the primary literature, collecting field data, sampling design and techniques and laboratory analysis of samples are explored in preparation for ESCI 398: Senior Thesis. Scientific writing skills are developed through literature review and preparation of a formal thesis proposal. Offered irregularly. (LA)

Prerequisites: JrS, 15 s.h. of Geoscience courses.

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