Death Valley 2016

Photo credit: Jerry Osborn

Welcome to the UNBC Geography's 2016 Geology + Geomorphology Field School site!

We hope you will consider participating in this Field school and, perhaps, inform other students who may be interested as well. This field school is for UNBC undergraduate and graduate students as well as students beyond our university. We will facilitate non-UNBC student participation via Skype/BlueJeans before our departure.

Facilitated by: Dr. Brian Menounos (http://couplet.unbc.ca/) and Alex Koiter (www.alexkoiter.ca)


Key Details

  • Where: UNBC – Prince George Campus & Basin and Range region (eastern California, Arizona, Nevada and southern Utah)
  • When: Tentatively scheduled for early May 2016
  • How Long: 5-day intensive course at UNBC. Depart for Basin and Range region mid-May for approx. 12 days
  • For Whom: 3rd and 4th year undergraduates in Physical Geography, Environmental Science and Engineering or Natural Resources Management students interested in geology and geomorphology, developing field skills and experiential learning. Graduate students in Physical Geography, Environmental Science and Engineering and related disciplines

Courses

** Prerequisite undergraduate courses: GEOG-210 or equivalent (introductory geomorphology course), or permission of instructors

Undergraduates =

GEOG-333 - Geography Field School PLUS
GEOG-498 – Special Topics: Fluvial geomorphology in semi-arid environments AND/OR GEOG-498 – Special Topics: Basin and Range development during the Cenozoic Era

Graduate students =

NRES 763 (Geography Field School) PLUS
NRES-798 – Special Topics: Fluvial geomorphology in semi-arid environments AND/OR NRES-798 – Special Topics: Basin and Range development during the Cenozoic Era


Application Information

2016 Field School Info Application Form
Further description (PDF)
For application and other inquiries contact Dr. Brian Menounos (Brian.Menounos@unbc.ca) or Alex Koiter (Alex.Koiter@unbc.ca)

Application Deadline: January 15, 2015