GEOL 1401 Physical Geology

A study of the natural environment of man and the nature of material composing the earth, including the processes by which they are formed, altered, transported, and distorted. Various aspects of our oceans and the earth's atmosphere are included. This course is normally taught as a classroom course but in some instances it may consist of an extended field trip to different geological regions of the United States or Mexico. In such instances, enrollment will be limited and will require permission of the instructor. Expenses will be shared by the participants. Lab fee. Fall.