Collins Living Learning Center | Volcanoes Seminar
L100 | 11613 | Michael Hamburger

This course is a prerequisite for students interested in participating in the two-week (3 cr)
field course, Volcanoes of the Eastern Sierra Nevada (LLC L130) during Summer 1. The 15-day
field excursion to the Sierra Nevada is planned for early May, where a group of 14 to 18
undergraduate students will learn about the geology and natural history of the Sierra Nevada
mountain chain of eastern California. The course will focus on the geological processes and
natural history of one of the most geologically and biologically dynamic parts of the continent,
as well as the natural hazards and environmental issues facing this unique and
environmentally sensitive area of the western U.S. For more information and to obtain
authorization, students must apply on-line at