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Field Work related to Gold Exploration in the Alaska Range Studying Thin Sections in the Optical Mineralogy laboratory Examining Outcrop of Blueschist in the Rand Mountains Poster Presentation on Tectonics of Costa Ricas Active Margin Seismic Refraction Experiment in Joshua Tree Park GSC 491L Field Module (Advanced Mapping) Class Sheared Pegmatite in Borrego Springs Mylonite Zone Analyzing Seismograph from a Recent Earthquake Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) Survey in the Salton Trough Wave-Rock Interaction on Big Island, Hawaii Geological Mapping in Sierra Los Alacranes, Sonora, Mexico Massive Failure of Angeles Crest Highway West of Wrightwood Overlooking Crater of Active Volcano in Costa Rica Undergraduate Computer/Map Room During Finals Week Measuring Stream Discharge In East Fork San Dimas Canyon
Through hands-on learning methods, faculty-mentored research, and exposure to current technology, our students acquire skills applicable to careers in the Geosciences and related disciplines. The Department's programs provide a global perspective for problem solving, decision making and leadership roles in a changing world. Our Geology BSc program has three different tracks: Geology, Geophysics/Earth Exploration and Environmental Resources. Our Geology MSc program prepares graduates for competitive PhD programs and employment in industry or teaching.