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GEOL261- Advanced Physical Geology

Class will begin on August 21, 2017 at 3:00 PM

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


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 within the geosciences and the scientific methods employed to understand the Earth and its many varied processes, phenomena and resources.

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