GEOL 231 Environmental Field Methods

GEOL 231 Environmental Field Methods, with Margaret Anne Hinkle, Spring 2019

This Spring Term course has students explore the wonderful world of Environmental Field Methods. In this course students gain proficiency in the standard methods, equipment, instrumentation, and tools used in environmental field studies, as well as the methods geologists use to measure, record, and report (both verbally & on paper) field observations. Focus is given to the validity of data obtained using various investigative strategies as well as data handling and presentation. There was a field trip to WV to visit a remediation site and an exhibition coal mine.

Prerequisite: GEOL 100, 101, or 102