GEOL 190 Geology of the Eastern Sierra Nevada, Northern Section

Discussion and observation of the physical and historical geology and natural history of the northern part of the Sierra Nevada, including Mammoth Mountain and the Long Valley Caldera. Lectures prior to the field study and geologic tools will be utilized to observe, explore, and understand the geology of the area. Students must attend a field trip to successfully complete the course.

Unit: 1.00

CSU, Associate Degree Applicable

Prerequisites: None

Lecture: Minimum 8 hours per semester

Laboratory: Minimum 32 hours per semester

Departmental Recommendation: Any Earth Science course such as, GEOL 100, GEOL 101, GEOG 110 or OCEAN 101