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Graduate Catalog 2015-2016 
Graduate Catalog 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PGEOG 70179 - Geology of NYC and Vicinity

Focus on the complexity of the geology of the New York Metro area and its vicinity. Using urban public transportation, walking, and hiking, students will directly observe natural exposures of the large variety of rock outcroppings in the area. Course consists of lectures, laboratory exercise, and geologic field trips. Recommended for students in the Teachers of Earth Science (7-12) MA program.

prereq: GEOL 10100 or an equivalent course in introductory geology
Hours 45 hrs including conference,
Credits 3 cr
Course pending Senate approval. Courses cover geographic methods and techniques, and are divided into geographic information science, quantitative and qualitative research methods, remote sensing and cartography. Check with the department during the middle of the prior term for tentative course schedule including list of special topics.