GEOL261- Advanced Physical Geology

Intrusive igneous rocks along a roadcut in Colorado
Archaeopteryrx, a classic example of evolution in the fossil record
A cinder cone volcano in Lassen Volcanic National Park, California
Clastic dikes visible in tertiary sediimentary strata in Badlands National Park, South Dakota
The Platte River in Nebraska, an example of a braided stream tranisitioning to a meandering stream


Click here to download the excel spreadsheet that contains the particle size and elevation/distance data.


This course is designed to expand upon information that you learned in GEOL161-Physical Geology by allowing you to delve more deeply into the topics with the geosciences and the methods employed to understand the earth and its multitude of processes and phenomena.

Lectures link Syllabus link calendar is on the syllabus Geology Department webpage