UT Dallas 2021 Undergraduate Catalog

GEOS2306 - Essentials of Field Geologic Methods

GEOS 2306 Essentials of Field Geologic Methods (3 semester credit hours) Introduction to fundamental methods of field geologic investigations, including topographic, air photo, and geologic map interpretation and preparation and use of common field geologic tools (Brunton compass, hand-held GPS, and a field notebook). Applications of field methods in the Earth Sciences will be presented. There will be a mandatory field trip over part of spring break with a fee, which covers the cost of transportation and camping fees for the spring break field trip. Prerequisites: GEOS 1103 and GEOS 1303. (3-0) Y