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12.114 Field Geology I (MIT) 12.114 Field Geology I (MIT)

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The course provides students with (1) an introduction to the geologic history of western North America, with particular emphasis on our field camp location and (2) an introduction to both digital and traditional techniques of geological field study. The weather permitting, several weekend field exercises provide practical experience in preparation for Field Geology II (12.115). It presents introductory material on the regional geology of the locale of 12.115. The course provides students with (1) an introduction to the geologic history of western North America, with particular emphasis on our field camp location and (2) an introduction to both digital and traditional techniques of geological field study. The weather permitting, several weekend field exercises provide practical experience in preparation for Field Geology II (12.115). It presents introductory material on the regional geology of the locale of 12.115.

Subjects

geologic mapping | geologic mapping | geologic mapping techniques | geologic mapping techniques | field geology | field geology | science writing | science writing | rock identification | rock identification | rock classification | rock classification | regional geology | regional geology | North American geology | North American geology | regional tectonics | regional tectonics | geologic maps | geologic maps | GIS | GIS | digital mapping | digital mapping | ESRI Arc Applications | ESRI Arc Applications | iPAQ handheld computers | iPAQ handheld computers | field manual | field manual | Western US geology | Western US geology | lithologic and structural symbology | lithologic and structural symbology

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12.113 Structural Geology (MIT) 12.113 Structural Geology (MIT)

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Structural geology is the study of processes and products of rock deformation. This course introduces the techniques of structural geology through a survey of the mechanics of rock deformation, a survey of the features and geometries of faults and folds, and techniques of strain analysis. Regional structural geology and tectonics are introduced. Class lectures are supplemented by lab exercises and demonstrations as well as field trips to local outcrops. Structural geology is the study of processes and products of rock deformation. This course introduces the techniques of structural geology through a survey of the mechanics of rock deformation, a survey of the features and geometries of faults and folds, and techniques of strain analysis. Regional structural geology and tectonics are introduced. Class lectures are supplemented by lab exercises and demonstrations as well as field trips to local outcrops.

Subjects

rock deformation | rock deformation | faults | faults | structural geology | structural geology | folds | folds | superposed deformations | superposed deformations | regional geology | regional geology | tectonics | tectonics | structural analysis | structural analysis | geologic maps | geologic maps | interpretive cross sections | interpretive cross sections

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12.114 Field Geology I (MIT)

Description

The course provides students with (1) an introduction to the geologic history of western North America, with particular emphasis on our field camp location and (2) an introduction to both digital and traditional techniques of geological field study. The weather permitting, several weekend field exercises provide practical experience in preparation for Field Geology II (12.115). It presents introductory material on the regional geology of the locale of 12.115.

Subjects

geologic mapping | geologic mapping techniques | field geology | science writing | rock identification | rock classification | regional geology | North American geology | regional tectonics | geologic maps | GIS | digital mapping | ESRI Arc Applications | iPAQ handheld computers | field manual | Western US geology | lithologic and structural symbology

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12.113 Structural Geology (MIT)

Description

Structural geology is the study of processes and products of rock deformation. This course introduces the techniques of structural geology through a survey of the mechanics of rock deformation, a survey of the features and geometries of faults and folds, and techniques of strain analysis. Regional structural geology and tectonics are introduced. Class lectures are supplemented by lab exercises and demonstrations as well as field trips to local outcrops.

Subjects

rock deformation | faults | structural geology | folds | superposed deformations | regional geology | tectonics | structural analysis | geologic maps | interpretive cross sections

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Content within individual OCW courses is (c) by the individual authors unless otherwise noted. MIT OpenCourseWare materials are licensed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology under a Creative Commons License (Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike). For further information see https://ocw.mit.edu/terms/index.htm

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