Summer 2013 GeoSci Schedule of Undergrad Classes
100-Level General Introductory Classes
- G103 Earth Science Materials and Processes Processes 3 credits - Introduction to origin and classification of minerals and rocks. Class #9913, Summer I. Lecture MW 10:20 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., GY214. Laboratory TTh 10:20 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. GY 214
- G105 Earth Our Habitable Planet 3 credits - Introduction to Planet Earth as a dynamic and complex global system. Class #8853, Summer II. Lecture Monday/Wednesday 10:20 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., GY 220. Laboratory: GY 220 TTh 10:20 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. GY220
- G114 Dinosaurs and Their Relatives3 credits – The origin and evolution of life over the past three billion years. The paleoecological and evolutionary development of plants and animals. Class #12999, Summer I. Lecture Monday/Wednesday 3:00 – 5:10 p.m., GY 220. Laboratory: TTh 3:00–5:10 p.m. GY220
100-Level Focused Introductory Classes
- G129 Introductory Geology in the Rocky Mountains 3 credits. Course is taught at the Indiana University Geologic Field Station, Carswell, Montana. Meets July 7-21. Students will fly round trip from Indianapolis to Bozeman, with the cost of flight included in fees. Class #13118, Summer II. Lecture: ARR
- G141 Earthquakes and Volcanoes 3 credits. Examination of the causes and effects of earthquakes and volcanic activity. Class #10365, Summer II. Lecture: MW 3:00-5:10 p.m., GY 214. Laboratory: 3;00 – 5:10 p.m. GY 214
- G188 Volcanoes of the Sierra Nevada 3 credits. 2–week field course in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California followed by a 2–week independent study research period. Consent of instructor is required in advance. Course #13060, Summer I. Students must apply online at http://www.indiana.edu/~sierra.
200-300-Level Intermediate Classes for Science Majors
- G329 Introductory Field Experience in Environmental Science 6 Credits. Introduction to field–based scientific investigations. Experience in various environmental sciences including ecology, environmental chemistry, geology, hydrology, and meteorology. Field exercises are carried out within an instrumented demonstration watershed close to the Judson Mead Geologic Field Station in Montana. Course includes visits to several Superfund sites. Class #10303 Summer II.
400-Level Advanced Classes for Geology Majors
- G410 Undergraduate Research in Geology 1-6 Credits – Class #17464. Arranged hours.
- G420 Regional Geology Field Trip 2 credits. Regional Field Trip TBA Class #8857 Summer I. Permission of instructor in advance (R. Wintsch, GY 325, 812-855-4018
- G429 Field Geology in the Rocky Mountains 6 credits. Six weeks, including five weeks at the Geologic Field Station in Montana. Geologic reconnaissance, measurement of stratigraphic sections, mapping on aerial photographs, construction of structure sections. Regional geomorphology, stratigraphy, and structure through South Dakota, the Black Hills, Wyoming, Montana, Yellowstone Park, and Glacier Park. Course #8858, Summer II. To apply, visit http://www.indiana.edu/~iugfs.