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EA5044 - Geological Mapping

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

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.

Subject Assessment

    Prerequisites: EA5330 AND EA5048 - ALLOW CONCURRENT ENROLMENT
    Corequisites: EA5045


    Townsville, Intensive, Study Period 6
    Census Date 17-Jun-2021
    Face to face teaching 03-Jul-2021 to 20-Jul-2021
    Workload expectations:

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

    • 15 hours workshops
    • 64 hours fieldwork
    • assessment and self-directed study

    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.