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EA5045 - Field Techniques in Geology

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

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 mapping - (60%)
  • Report - (40%).
Prerequisites: EA5330 AND EA5048 - ALLOW CONCURRENT ENROLMENT
Corequisites: EA5044
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
EA3511

Availabilities

Townsville, Study Period 7, Intensive
Census Date 09-Jul-2020
Face to face teaching 04-Jul-2020 to 21-Jul-2020 (tba)
Coord/Lect: Dr Ioan Sanislav, Professor Paul Dirks.
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.