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Geology: Creation of the Joshua Tree Landscape

Geology: Creation of the Joshua Tree Landscape

Course Number: GEO X460.4

1 units

Through an extended field trip in Joshua Tree National Park, you will focus on the major geologic features that define the landscape while illustrating broader geological phenomena. Topics include:

  • Erosion
  • Weathering
  • Igneous activity
  • Metamorphism
  • The place of the Joshua Tree region within the context of the large-scale geologic framework of Southern California

Available Sections

Starting Nov 3

182CPD100

Starting Nov 3
182CPD100

Course Fees

$0

Instructor

Tor Lacy [ bio ]

close [x] Tor Lacy, M.S., Professor of Geology and Chair, Earth Science Department, Cerritos College, has more than 15 years of teaching experience in the field, and has also worked as an environmental and engineering geologist.

Schedule:

Sat, Sun 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Nov 3 - Nov 4, 2018

2 Meetings

Online Enrollment not available for this course. Please see section notes for instructions on how to enroll.

Location:

Joshua Tree National Park Association

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Section Notes:

Students must register through the Desert Institute at Joshua Tree National Park. Call 760-367-5535 to enroll.

Textbook:

Optional
"Joshua Tree National Park geology"
D. D. Trent & Richard W. Hazlett
ISBN: 0967975611

Prerequisites

No Prerequisites for this course

Available Sections

Riverside

Section No.: 182CPD100

Dates: Nov 3 - Nov 4, 2018

Time: 9:00 am-5:00 pm

Instructor: Tor Lacy

Textbook: Optional
"Joshua Tree National Park geology"
D. D. Trent & Richard W. Hazlett
ISBN: 0967975611

Location: Joshua Tree National Park Association

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