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Updated: Mon, 07/15/2024 - 16:07

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EPSC 240 Geology in the Field (3 unités)

Offered by: Sciences de la Terre et des planètes (Sciences)

Vue d'ensemble

Sciences de la Terre et des planètes : Lectures and field-based exercises, held locally on campus and in the Montreal area, introduce students to the reading and interpretation of a topographic map, the basic description of a stratigraphic section and the inference of its depositional environment, the nature of intrusive contacts, and the field measurement of some structural features and geophysical properties. Students plot geological information on a map, identify landforms in aerial views and learn the tectonic features diagnostic of plate margins. By the end of the course, the students relate a geological map to the geological history of Quebec.

Terms: Automne 2024

Instructors: Minarik, William (Fall)

  • Restriction: Priority is given to students in programs for which this course is required.

  • Open to U0 students with permission of the instructor.

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