University of Calgary

GLGY 337 - Introduction to Geologic Field Methods - Spring 2023

Study of various rock types and sediment exposures focusing on recognition and description of rock types, construction of geological maps and cross-sections and measurement of stratigraphic sections. Field skills will include map interpretation, navigation, and measuring planar and linear features.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(96-120 hours)


  • This course occurs in rugged field conditions and varying weather, for which participants must be prepared and equipped. A supplementary fee will be assessed to cover additional costs associated with this course. Students will require consent of the department to drop this course.


  • Geology 333, 343, and 381.


This course will be offered next in Summer 2023.
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