Sep 27, 2020  
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GEOL 181 GEOLOGY FIELD STUDIES: COASTAL AND OFFSHORE GEOLOGY

1 Unit - 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab
Transfers: CSU
Limitation: Students must be able to hike and camp (tents, sleeping bags, cooking, limited showers).
Recommended Preparation: Introductory college-level geology and/or marine science courses.
This field study course introduces students to the origin, evolution, and geology of coastal and offshore field areas in the western United States. Introductory lectures complement direct field observations, data collection, analysis and interpretation. Thematic emphasis and course content will vary depending on destination. The course is taught entirely in the field. It is intended for both science majors and non-majors. Students in geology, earth science, marine science, biology, and geography are encouraged to enroll. Students are limited to taking four field study courses in geological sciences (GEOL 165, 169, 170, 181, or 186) for a maximum of 4 units. NR



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