Academic Catalog

GEOE326 FIELD GEOLOGY

Course Code: 5640326
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 2(2-0)
ECTS Credit: 3,5
Department: Geological Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. NURETDN KAYMAKCI
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5640214 | 5640313
The course set above should be completed before taking GEOE326 FIELD GEOLOGY .

Course Content

Reading topographic maps. Equipment used in geological mapping. Organization and interpretation of geological maps. Preparation of generalized columnar sections and cross-sections. Techniques of measuring stratigraphic sections. First aid and safety in the field. Ethics in earth sciences.