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.


Prerequisites: (Students are expected to have had adequate high school preparation in algebra, trigonometry, and chemistry). Required of majors in the Earth-Space Sciences.

 

 

Field Trip Photos - special thanks to Wayne Lehman, Bill Reichert, Megan Blackman and Lehigh Anthracite (John Hadesty)

 

Spring 2014 Field Trip
Fall 2013 Field Trip 1 and Field Trip 2
Spring 2013 Field Trip
Fall 2012 Field Trip 1 and Field Trip 2
Spring 2012 Field Trip
Fall 2011 Field Trip 1 and Field Trip 2
Spring 2011 Field Trip 1 and Field Trip 2
Fall 2010 Field Trip 1 and Field Trip 2
Spring 2010 Field Trip
Fall 2009 Field Trip 1 and Field Trip 2

2009 GEL 100 Field Trip
2009 GEL 100 Field Trip to Wadesville Quarry - active strip mine of the Mammoth Coal Vein

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