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EA3511 - Field Techniques in Geology

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

Must co-enrol in EA3510

Detailed mapping of a selected area of the Mt Isa Inlier, interpretation and synthesis of field data (sedimentary, structural, metamorphic, igneous and 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.

Subject Assessment

  • geological map (50%)
  • report (30%)
  • field test (20%).
Prerequisites: AT LEAST 12 CREDIT POINTS AT LEVEL 2 INCLUDING EA2220 EA2300 EA2900 AND EA3510 AND ALLOW CONCURRENT FOR EA3510
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
EA5045

Availabilities

Townsville, Intensive, Study Period 7
Census Date 09-Jul-2020
Face to face teaching 06-Jul-2019 to 23-Jul-2019
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 128 hours - Field Trip

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.