Department of Earth SciencesWestern Science

Graduate Courses

The course schedule for 2013-14 is subject to addition/change. For the full course catalogue and descriptions, please click here. For detailed course requirements for each degree, please click here.

Fall Term 2013
CourseTopicInstructorTime and Location
Geology 9506A Isotope Geochemistry in Earth & Environmental Sciences Fred Longstaffe Seminar M-W-F 11:30-12:30 UC-142
Geology 9552A Advanced Mineral Deposit Geochemistry Bob Linnen Lecture Tu-W-Th 1:30-2:30 P&AB-36
Tutorial W 2:30-5:30 BGS-1084
Geology 9564A Basin Analysis Guy Plint Seminar Th 1:30-4:30 BGS-1084
Geology 9571A Sedimentological Investigation Guy Plint See Instructor
Geology 9576A Advanced Glacial Geology Steve Hicock Lecture M-W 10:30-11:30 CHB-9
Lab Tu 10:30-1:30 BGS-1053
Geophysics 9505A Geophysical Forward & Inverse Modelling Kristy Tiampo Lecture Tu-Th 12:30-1:30 KB-K208
Lab Th 2:30-5:30 BGS-0184
Geophysics 9509A Geophysics Field School Laura Sanchez Field School in Calabogie, Ontario in August-September 2013. Contact Department for information.
Geophysics 9570A Great Geophysicists Rick Secco &
Kristy Tiampo
Seminar W 1:30-3:30, BGS-1053
Geophysics 9572A Physics of the Earth I Sean Shieh Lecture Tu-W-Th 10:30-11:30 BGS-1065
Tutorial Tu 1:30-3:30 BGS-0184
GL/GP 9580A/9680A Graduate Seminar Desmond Moser Seminar Th 10:30-12:30, BGS-1069. Please sign up for 9580A if you are a M.Sc. student and 9680A if you are a Ph.D. student.
Planetary Science 9604A
Impact Cratering Short Course and Field School Gordon Osinski Field School in Sudbury, Ontario, September 29 - October 4, 2013
PS 9500/9600
Planetary Science Seminar Gordon Osinski Seminar Fr 1:30-2:30, BGS 1084. Weekly non-graded seminar for Planetary Science students.

Winter Term 2014
CourseTopicInstructorTime and Location
Geology 9516B Advanced Mineralogy & Crystallography Roberta Flemming Seminar W 9:30-12:30 BGS-1069
Geology 9540B Fundamentals of Ground Water Flow & Contaminant Transport Rob Schincariol Lecture M 9:30-11:30 P&AB-117
Lab M 2:30-4:30 BGS-0184
Geology 9550B Mineral Deposits and Evolution of Crustal Environments Norm Duke Lecture M-W 11:30-12:30 P&AB-34
Lab F 10:30-1:30 BGS-1065
Geology 9555B Flow of Rocks in Crust and Mantle Dazhi Jiang Seminar F 10:00-12:30 BGS-1053
Geology 9566B Applied Concepts in Petroleum Geology Burns Cheadle Lecture W 9:30-11:30 P&AB-117
Lab Tu 6:00-9:00 BGS-0184
Geology 9600B International Field Experience Neil Banerjee Field trip to the Sultanate of Oman, Feburary 2014. Enrollment by application only.
Geophysics 9508B Engineering Seismology Gail Atkinson Lecture Tu-Th 11:30-12:30 MC-17
Lab Tu 2:30-5:30 BGS-0182
Geophysics 9530B Advanced Physics of the Earth Rick Secco Lecture Tu-Th-F 10:30-11:30 BGS-1084

Summer Term 2014
CourseTopicInstructorTime and Location
Geology 9702L
Best Practices in Exploration Drilling Robert Linnen Modular Course in late April and early May, contact instructor for more information.
Planetary Science 9605L
Planetary Science Field School Gordon Osinski Field school in Northern Arizona and southern Utah, May 2014