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GEO 2305   Geological Field & Data Collection   Credits: 5

In this course, students will acquire skills necessary for field and underground mapping, including: use of Brunton and Silva compasses, pacing, plotting, sketching, layout and use of a field grid, use of maps and/or photos for control, and use of GPS for navigation and location. Students will learn to to draw finished maps and interpret sections manually, and to prepare a simple geological report.

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