Field Methods and Mapping - GEOS2131

Faculty: Faculty of Science

School: School of Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 4

Enrolment Requirements:

Pre-requisites: GEOL1111/GEOS1111 or GEOL1211/GEOS1211 or GEOS1701

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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This course provides opportunity to undertake an extended field mapping exercise in a seleted area of the state. The course will cover practical geological mapping techniques, general field skills, and the integration of stratigraphic, lithological, structural and palaeontological concepts. Use of remote sensed and geophysical imagery of the area to be mapped will be included. This course may be run in conjuction with other universities. Note/s: A field mapping camp, up to 6 days in duration, forms the principal component of the course and students will incur some personal costs.

Assumed knowledge: first year geology
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