RESEARCH IN VOLCANOLOGY AND PETROLOGY WITH LABORATORY

An examination of the physical volcanology, petrology, and petrogenesis of volcanic rocks. A strong emphasis is placed on fieldwork and the description of the volcanic rocks of the Gunnison Basin and adjacent regions. The course is topical in nature and emphasizes individual and/or group research projects through study of the geologic literature, the collection of geologic data, and the presentation of results. Prerequisite: GEOL 311.

Credits: 
3
Program Code: 
GEOL
Course Number: 
411
Academic Program(s): 
Geology