GEOL 231 Environmental Field Methods 2014

Environmental Field Methods is popular for geology and environmental studies majors. The course is an introduction to the study of standard methods, equipment and tools used in environmental field investigations. Special attention is given to methods used by geologists to measure, record, and report field observations associated with groundwater, surface water, soil and air. Focus is given to the validity of data obtained using various investigative strategies as well as data handling and presentation. The course has an intensive field component using the local watershed as a model environmental system.

Prerequisite: Instructor consent and either GEOL 100, 101, or 105