ES 3350Y

Earth Sciences 3350Y - Advanced Field Mapping Techniques (Third Year Field Camp)

Location: Sudbury area, Ontario

Instructor: Dazhi Jiang

This course is held from May 1-11 each year. A field school in a deformed metamorphic region. Emphasis will be on mapping techniques at large scales (from individual outcrops to macroscopic scales). The students will learn how to identify, measure, and document geological features at the outcrop scale and to make connections between outcrops. They are required to understand the structure of their map area in three-dimensions and to establish a kinematic synthesis for the history of their map area.

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Fees and Registration:

Prerequisite(s): Earth Sciences 2201A/B and Earth Sciences 2250Y.

Corequisite(s): Any two of Earth Sciences 3313A/B, Earth Sciences 3314A/B, Earth Sciences 3315A/B, and registration in the Major, Specialization or Honors Specialization in Geology, or in the Honors Geology or Honors Environmental Geoscience Programs for Professional Registration.

Note: Students must register prior to the September "Add" deadline for full year courses (see Undergraduate Sessional Dates).

Fees: Partial cost of the field expenses must be borne by the student, and is payable to the Department prior to the September "Add" deadline. The cost per student is $415 in 2017-18, and may increase by $15 every year thereafter. Fees are non-refundable in the event of a course drop, except in extenuating circumstances.

2018-2019: Students taking ES 3350Y in May 2019 will be required to pay $430 by February 1, 2019 

Photos from the Field