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

PGEOG 70568 - Earth Materials Research


Collection, preparation, identification, and preservation of earth materials-rocks, minerals, and fossils using earth materials from the collection of the Department of Geography. Observations will be based on direct research, measurement, microscopy, and microchemistry. Trips to the American Museum of Natural History, Franklin and Sterling mines (NJ) and the St. Claire and Deer Lake fossil sites (PA) for specimen collection. Recommended for earth science students and others interested in the study of earth materials. 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.