Field Methods and Mapping
Area of Study
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Natural Sciences
Taught In English
GEOL1111/GEOS1111 or GEOL1211/GEOS1211 or GEOS1701
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewThis course provides opportunity to undertake an extended field mapping exercise in a seleted area of the state. The course will cover practical geological mapping techniques, general field skills, and the integration of stratigraphic, lithological, structural and palaeontological concepts. Use of remote sensed and geophysical imagery of the area to be mapped will be included. This course may be run in conjuction with other universities.Note/s: A field mapping camp, up to 6 days in duration, forms the principal component of the course and students will incur some personal costs.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.