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EA3510 - Geological Mapping

Credit points: 03
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

Students must be co-enrolled with EA3511

Detailed mapping of a selected area in the Mount Isa Inlier, interpretation and synthesis of field data (sedimentary, structural, metamorphic, igneous, economic), plotting maps and cross sections, geological report writing.

Learning Outcomes

  • develop skills in integrating a wide body of geological data in determining a geological history and writing a field report;
  • develop skills in mapping a complex terrain comprised of a variety of lithologies and geological problems;
  • develop skills in preparing geological maps and cross sections from data collected in the field.
Prerequisites: AT LEAST 12 CREDIT POINTS OF SUBJECTS AT MINIMUM OF LEVEL 2 INCLUDING EA2220 EA2900 AND EA2300 OR EA3210
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
EA5044

Availabilities

Townsville, Block, Study Period 6
Census Date 27-Jun-2019
Face to face teaching 06-Jul-2019 to 23-Jul-2019
Coordinator: Dr Ioan Sanislav
Lecturers: Dr Ioan Sanislav, Professor Paul Dirks.
Contact hours:
  • 15 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 97 hours fieldwork
Assessment: geolgical mapping (60%); report (40%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.