May 11, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEL 4400 - Applied Field Volcanology

Credits: 5

Prerequisite(s): GEL 3050

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): GEL 4050

Description: This hybrid field and lecture course explores volcanic activity both past and present. Eruptive mechanisms, lithology, geomorphology, environmental and economic impacts as well as geologic hazards are discussed. Hands-on field work applying theoretical knowledge to the active study of volcanic geology, associated petrology, and eruptive geohazard assessment by visiting several active volcanoes is an integral part of the course. Additional trip fees apply.

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