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Advanced Field Techniques - GEOS706

This unit provides opportunities in field methods across the Earth sciences including varied terrain outcrop analysis and marine geochemical sample collection. It provides extended experience in interpretation of geological processes by study of local to regional field relations, and requires preparation of a field report including maps. Excursions may involve bushwalking, heavy lifting, or operations on a moving research vessel, for which a reasonable level of physical fitness is required.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day (includes field trip)

S1 External - Session 1, External (includes field trip)

WV External - Winter vacation session, External (includes field trip)

S2 Day - Session 2, North Ryde, Day (includes field trip)

S2 External - Session 2, External (includes field trip)

FY1 Day - Sessions 1 and 2, February to November, North Ryde, Day (includes field trip)

FY1 External - Sessions 1 and 2, February to November, External (includes field trip)

Staff Contact(s): Associate Professor Nathan Daczko, Associate Professor Bruce Schaefer

Admission to MRes Prerequisite Information


Unit Designation(s):
Unit Type:
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences

Faculty of Science and Engineering

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
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