Academic Catalog 2018-2019 
    
    Oct 14, 2019  
Academic Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEO 300 - Glacial and Quaternary Geology

Course Units: 1
(Spring; Rodbell) The transformation of snow to ice, the mass balance of glaciers, types of glaciers, and the processes that control glacier sliding, erosion, and deposition. Includes techniques commonly employed to date Quaternary deposits and an examination of the geologic record of the Ice Ages as recorded in glaciers, glacial deposits, and marine and lake sediments of the Quaternary period. Weekly labs document the geologic record of the last glaciation in exposures in the southern Adirondacks, central Hudson Valley, eastern Mohawk Valley, and northern Schoharie Valley. Prerequisite(s): Any geology course numbered 200 or higher, or permission of the instructor. Corequisite(s): GEO 300L Lecture/Lab Hours Weekly lab.



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