296-492 Special Topics: Geologic Field Methods

Spring 2004

Steven Dutch, Natural and Applied Sciences, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
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Text: Compton, Geology in the Field


Syllabus

WEEK TOPIC - LECTURE LAB READING
Jan. 21-23 Introduction   1
Jan. 26-30 Basic Equipment and Methods Sketch Mapping 2,3
Feb. 2-6 Field Identification Reconnaissance Mapping 4
Feb. 9-13 Maps Data Sources 5,6
Feb. 16-20 Air Photos and Remote Sensing Mapping on Air Photos 7
Feb. 23-27 Plane Table, Alidade, Surveying Plane-Table Mapping 8
Mar. 1-5 Midterm 1, Feb. 28
Surficial Materials, Landforms
Shallow Seismic Surveying 10
Mar. 8-12 Layered Sedimentary Rocks Stratigraphic Section 9,11
Mar. 15-19 Spring Break
Mar. 22-26 Deformed Rocks Structural Analysis 12
Mar. 29-Apr. 2 Deformed Rocks Sterographic Projection 12
Apr. 5-9 Volcanic Rocks Project Time 13
Apr. 12-16 Plutonic and Metamorphic Rocks Field Trip to Crystalline Rocks 14,15
Apr. 19-23 Midterm 2, April 17
Project Time
Project Time 16
Apr. 26-30 Project Time Project Time
May 3-7 Final Reports Final Reports
May 12 FINAL EXAM, 1:00 - 3:00

Course Notes

Lab Assignments

Basic Equipment and Methods

Crossing Borders

Maps and Mapping

Surficial Materials and Landforms

Layered Sedimentary Rocks

Deformed Rocks

Volcanic Rocks

Plutonic Rocks

Metamorphic Rocks

Lab Assignments

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