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EA3511 - Field Techniques in Geology

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: Sch of Earth & Environmental Sciences (pre 2015)

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.
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, Block, Study Period 7
Census Date 10-Jul-2014
Face to face teaching 05-Jul-2014 to 22-Jul-2014
Coordinator: Dr Jan Huizenga
Lecturer: Professor Zhaoshan Chang.
Workload expectations:
  • 8 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 64 hours fieldwork
Assessment: test (10%); assignments (90%).

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.