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

PGEOG 70180 - Geology of New York State


Links fundamental knowledge about the earth materials and earth processes to the complex geology of New York State. Covers the latest information about the geologic ages of rock formations in New York State, plate tectonics, bedrock geology, including metamorphic, igneous, and sedimentary rocks, fossils, and ancient environments. The course consists of lecture, laboratory exercises, and field trips to the Catskill Mountains, Hudson Highlands, the Manhattan Prong, and Montauk Point. Recommended for students enrolled in the Teachers of Earth Science (7-12) MA program. There will be an additional charge for transportation.

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.