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GEOL 107 - Geological Field Methods and Mapping 1
This course provides students with a hands-on introduction to geological field methods and mapping. Course topics include field navigation and GPS use, topographic and geologic map use and analysis, effective field note-taking, and the systematic description of bedrock outcrops and soil profiles. Students employ common mapping strategies to construct basic geologic maps at multiple scales and use map data to make cross-section interpretations about subsurface geology. The course also introduces land access and use considerations in Yukon that impact how geoscientists conduct fieldwork, both for research and in industry.
No scheduled sessions