(Teaching Assistant and Laboratory Instructor)
Prof. B. Clark Burchfiel
The course provides students with (1) an introduction to the geologic history of western North America, with particular emphasis on our field camp location and (2) an introduction to both digital and traditional techniques of geological field study. The weather permitting, several weekend field exercises provide practical experience in preparation for Field Geology II (12.115). It presents introductory material on the regional geology of the locale of 12.115.
Crosby, Ben, and B. Burchfiel. 12.114 Field Geology I, Fall 2005. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/earth-atmospheric-and-planetary-sciences/12-114-field-geology-i-fall-2005 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA