ESCIĀ 0056A. Field Geology of Western North America - Death Valley

Units: 2
Hours: 54 (27 lecture, 27 laboratory)
One-week field experience to Death Valley and eastern Sierra Nevada. Emphasis placed on the geologic history of the area. We will be seeing rocks spanning over 1 billion years of earth history. A three-hour pre-session prior to the trip is required. Hiking may be necessary. Camping, entrance, and transportation fees may be required. (CSU)