GEO 421 Petrology

Lecture emphasis on problems and hypotheses involved with the origin of rocks. Laboratory stresses use of the petrographic microscope for identification, description, and analysis of rock materials. A well-written research paper, which may include computer, lab, and library research, is required. Course includes a weekend trip to study classic rock terrains in the Adirondack Mountains.

Credits

4

Prerequisites

GEO 411

Offered

Every other year