Collins Options Course - Volcanoes Seminar

CLLC-L 100 / CLASS 31378 — Spring 2023

American flag flying in front of the Sierra Nevada mountain range
Location
GEOL 2029
Days and Times
F 1:10 p.m. - 2:15 p.m., Second Eight Weeks, 1 credit
Course Description

This course is a prerequisite for students interested in participating in the two-week (3 cr) field course, Volcanoes of the Eastern Sierra Nevada (CLLC-L 130) during Summer 1. The 15-day field excursion to the Sierra Nevada is planned for early May, where a group of 14 to 18 undergraduate students will learn about the geology and natural history of the Sierra Nevada mountain chain of eastern California. The course will focus on the geological processes and natural history of one of the most geologically and biologically dynamic parts of the continent, as well as the natural hazards and environmental issues facing this unique and environmentally sensitive area of the western U.S. Meets with EAS-E 190.

Instructor: Michael Hamburger, Elizabeth Kenderes