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EA5027 - Advanced Field Training

[Offered in odd-numbered years]

Credit points: 6
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science, Technology & Engineering

Available to students only with permission and who qualifying for entry into Minerals Geoscience Masters.

This is an 8-day course in state-of-the-art field-based training. The course will emphasise the integration of structural, paragenetic, textural, geochemical and geophysical techniques in unravelling patterns of fluid flow, alteration and mineralisation. The course will be based in the Mt Isa Block.

Learning Outcomes

  • to develop advanced field geological skills not available through undergraduate program or offered commercially elsewhere.


Townsville, Block, Study Period 7
Census Date 09-Jul-2015
Face to face teaching 01-Jul-2015 to 08-Jul-2015
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor John Carranza
Lecturer: Professor Tom Blenkinsop.
Workload expectations:
  • 80 hours fieldwork
Assessment: assignments.

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