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Course Name: Geologic Field Studies: Central California
Course Number: GEOL 24
Course Objectives:
  • 1. What is an unconformity? 2. What kind of rock makes up the Sierra Nevada Mountains? 3. What is a glacier?
  • Students will be able to identify and describe dominant features, geological structures, and processes from regions visited on field trips.
  • Students will be able to apply primary geological principles.
  • Students will be able to evaluate and classify major rock types.
  • Students will be able to interpret central California geologic features using photographic essays.
  • Students will be able to compare and contrast geological features between selected central California geological provinces.