Course Detail
Course Components:
Field Work
Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Recommended Co-requisites: GEO 1100.
This course will explore the Wasatch fault system and related phenomena such as landslides and groundwater hydrology using techniques from a broad array of geoscience disciplines. Investigative techniques will include geological field mapping, slope characterization, Lidar mapping, seismic and gravity surveys, and data collection from groundwater wells. Weekly lectures will introduce methods and problems to be explored, and discuss and analyze results from the field exercises. One lecture, one lab weekly.