Geoscience Field School Registration


Please complete the following form to begin registration for GLGY 337, GLGY 441, GLGY 435, or GOPH 549.

Information on the available sections and course dates are noted for each field school. 

All requests to register will be reviewed in April 2022 to verify pre-requisites are complete.

GLGY 337:  Introduction To Geologic Field Methods

Study of various rock types and sediment exposures focusing on recognition and description of rock types, construction of geological maps and cross-sections and measurement of stratigraphic sections. Field skills will include map interpretation, navigation, and measuring planar and linear features.

GLGY 337 - B01
Dr. Alan Hildebrand, Dr. Darla Zelenitsky
Field activities in the Calgary area, Drumheller, Kananaskis, and southeastern B.C.
Dates: August 13, 2022 – August 28, 2022

GLGY 337 - B02
Dr. Charles Henderson, Dr. Darla Zelenitsky
Field activities in the Calgary area, Drumheller, Kananaskis, and southeastern B.C.
Dates: August 7, 2022 – August 22, 2022

Prerequisite(s):  Geology 333, 343, 381 and admission to programs in Geology or Geophysics Environmental Science (Geology concentration) or Natural Sciences (Geoscience concentration) and consent of the Department.

Note: This course occurs in rugged field conditions and varying weather, for which participants must be prepared and equipped. A supplementary fee will be assessed to cover additional costs associated with this course. Students will require consent of the department to drop this course.

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Please select your first and second choices of sections


GLGY 441:  Field Techniques in Hydrogeology

Entails a week at a hydrogeology field site in Alberta or British Columbia. Hydrogeology and geotechnical techniques will be demonstrated and will involve hands-on participation by students. After the field work, students will conduct extensive analysis and interpretation of data gathered during the field session, complete exercises and prepare a written report.

Dr. Masaki Hayashi
Day field trips in and around Calgary
Dates: August 2 - August 15, 2022

Prerequisite(s):  Geology 401 and consent of the Department.

Notes: This course occurs in rugged field conditions and varying weather, for which participants must be prepared and equipped. A supplementary fee has been assessed to cover additional costs associated with this course. Students will require consent of the department to drop this course.

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GLGY 435:  Field Methods

Field-based study of relevant geoscience topics. Skills development in the collection, description, analysis and interpretation of geological information in the field, and in the communication of field data and results.

GLGY 435 - Topic 01
Dr. Dave Pattison
Metamorphic rocks in Flin Flon, Manitoba
Dates: April 30 – May 13, 2022

GLGY 435 - Topic 04
Dr. Eva Enkelmann
Structure and sedimentary rocks in the Eastern Canadian Cordillera, B.C. and Alberta
Dates: May 24 – June 4, 2022

Prerequisite(s):  Geology 337 and consent of the Department.

Notes: This course occurs in rugged field conditions and varying weather, for which participants must be prepared and equipped. A supplementary fee has been assessed to cover additional costs associated with this course. Students will require consent of the department to drop this course.

Do you wish to register for GLGY 435?

Please select your first and second choices of sections


GOPH 549:  Geophysics Field School

Seismic, gravity, magnetic, electromagnetic, resistivity, induced polarization, and topographic surveys. Team-based experiential learning with geophysical surveying including data acquisition, processing, and interpretation.

Dr. Kris Innanen, Dr. Rachel Lauer
Field course in Southern Alberta
Dates: August 17 – August 28, 2022

Prerequisite(s):  Geophysics 355, 419, 457 and consent of the Department.

Notes: This course occurs in rugged field conditions and varying weather, for which participants must be prepared and equipped. A supplementary fee has been assessed to cover additional costs associated with this course. Students will require consent of the department to drop this course.

 

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