GEOL 200 (Introductory Physical Geology) has a lab component comprising 12 labs which are listed below.
|Lab Assignment 1||Minerals and Rocks|
|Lab Assignment 2||Igneous Rocks and Processes|
|Lab Assignment 3||Sedimentary Rocks, Processes, and Environments|
|Lab Assignment 4||Metamorphic Rocks and Processes, and a Review of All Rock Types|
|Lab Assignment 5||Topographic Maps|
|Lab Assignment 6||Stream Processes and Landscapes|
|Lab Assignment 7||Glacial Processes and Landforms|
|Lab Assignment 8||Topographic Maps and Orthoimage Interpretation|
|Lab Assignment 9||Relative Ages of Rocks, Geologic Cross Sections, and Geologic Columns|
|Lab Assignment 10||Geologic Structures|
|Lab Assignment 11||Interpretation of Geologic Maps|
|Lab Assignment 12||Earthquake Hazards and Human Risks|
The course uses the lab manual: Laboratory Manual in Physical Geology (10th ed.) Busch, R. M. (Ed.), & Tasa, D. (Illust.) (Prentice Hall) (2015). Students will receive a home lab kit containing rocks and minerals and other materials to go with some of the exercises.
Updated June 30 2015 by Student & Academic Services