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EAS 213 - Geoscience Field Experience in Iceland


Participate in a global field experience in the land of fire and ice.  From waterfalls and glaciers to hot springs and volcanoes, Iceland is a land of geological phenomena.  This two-credit field experience course covers geological and environmental aspects of Iceland through pre-trip online study and a week-long field experience in Iceland.  Students will be required to keep field notebooks and will collect and anlayze environmental data.

Credits: 2
Hours
1 Class Hour; 3 Laboratory Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Describe the geological conditions found in Iceland, including volcanic eruptions and geothermal activity.
  2. Identify the factors that control spring chemistry.
  3. Identify and describe key geological and environmental observations in a field notebook.