GEOL206 Field Mapping and SedimentologyUpdated: 25 September 2019
Intensive schools are for students enrolled in Online Mode only, unless specified in the notes.
|Supervised Exam||There is a supervised exam at the end of the teaching period in which you are enrolled. The paper-based exam will be held at an established exam venue, and coordinated by UNE Exams Unit.|
|Pre-requisites||GEOL120 or GEOS1050 (offered at the University of Newcastle) or candidature in a postgraduate award|
The School of Environmental and Rural Science considers all practical/laboratory/tutorial activities as essential to student learning. Attendance and participation in all practical/laboratory/tutorial classes (sessions) is mandatory - exemptions will not be granted without supporting evidence.
|Coordinator(s)||Ed Saunders (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
An intensive school covers topics including an introduction to sedimentary rocks, sedimentary environments - past and present, and stratigraphic principles. Practical classes cover identification of sedimentary rocks and textures in hand specimen and thin section, stratigraphic correlation. During the field mapping school, students use field mapping tools and techniques, including application of state-of-the-art remotely sensed imagery, and learn to identify sedimentary rocks and geological structures.
|Materials||Textbook information will be displayed approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the teaching period. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.|
|Disclaimer||Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.|
Assessment information will be published prior to commencement of the teaching period.
|Learning Outcomes (LO)||
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to: