Thunder Bay • Orillia

Honours Bachelor of Science (Water Resource Science Major)(TB) - Glacial Systems

Geology 3130 Glacial Systems
A systems approach to understanding the processes, deposits and nature of past glaciations in earth history. Glacial deposits, from Precambrian to recent, will be examined. Other topics covered: geochronology of Recent deposits; the effects of northern hemisphere glaciation on mid-latitude and equatorial regions; and, use of glacial deposits in mineral exploration. Students will be required to attend a number of day-long field trips to study local glacial deposits.
Credit Weight: 0.5

Geology 2214 or permission of the Chair of the Department of Geography and the Environment

Cross-List(s): Geography 3315
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Course Classifications: Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences