G 200G : Geology Field Studies Columbia River Gorge
Introduces basic concepts in geology through lecture and a field trip in the vicinity of the Columbia River Gorge. Prior geology experience recommended.
Geology Field Studies: Columbia River Gorge (G200 G) is a one credit course designed to engage students with the earth sciences by examining the geology of the Columbia River Gorge area. The course consists of a one day field trip buttressed by supporting lectures that introduce aspects of geology as needed to explain the geology of the Columbia River Gorge area. This course can be used to partly fulfill graduation requirements for the Associate Degree. The text and materials have been chosen by the faculty and the emphasis of the course will be the viewpoint of the author(s). This includes the geologic time scale and the evolution of the Earth.