Introduction to Geological Field Mapping

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Course Description: 
In groups of 5, students will learn how to work together safely outside in a tropical climate. They will learn how to describe, map and report on igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks found in Batam, Indonesia. Students will apply the theoretical knowledge they acquired during ES1003 about igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks, to rocks in the field. They will learn how to describe rocks systematically in a field notebook and how to map them and their contacts on field slips, office maps and final maps as well as how to write a report. This is a 1-week course.
Year Taken: 
Year 2 or 3
Next Offered: 
Special Term
Years Offered: 
AY 2015 - 2016
AY 2016 - 2017
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Asian School of the Environment