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Structural Geology: Earth Structures II

Course Number: GES 252
Credits: 4
Offered: Spring Semester
Instructors: Professor Hansen

This is a study of the structures formed by rock deformation, stressing geometric techniques and the concept of strain. Geological maps and cross-sections will be emphasized in the laboratory, which will
include instruction on their preparation and interpretation. Three hours of lecture and one three-hour laboratory each week. One weekend field trip is required. Prerequisite: GES 251 or permission of instructor.