GEL 100 - Physical Geology
GEL 101 - Physical Geology Laboratory
An introduction to earth processes, physical geology includes the study of the formation of common rocks, minerals and economic mineral deposits, the structure of the earth's interior, and geological processes that create the surface landscape. Human and environmental hazards are also examined. Laboratory work includes the study of rocks, minerals, topographic maps, landforms, and geologic maps. Field trips may also be required.
Field Trip Photos - special thanks to Wayne Lehman, Bill Reichert, Megan Blackman and Lehigh Anthracite (John Hadesty)
Field Trip 1 and
Field Trip 2
2009 GEL 100 Field Trip to Wadesville Quarry - active strip mine of the Mammoth Coal Vein
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