2013 UO Geology Field Studies

2013 University of Oregon Geology Field Studies (Geol 406)

TENTATIVE COURSE SCHEDULE

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
6/16

6/17

UO Commencement

6/18

 

6/19

 

6/20

9:00 a.m. Course starts in Cascade Hall Room 202 - Intro, shopping, packing

6/21

Drive to Green Mt, with Ray Weldon and Jim Watkins – some geologic touring on the way out

6/22

½ students start on 4 Craters with Jim and ½ students start on Crack project with Ray

6/23

Continue working on 4 Craters and Crack projects

 

6/24

Continue working on 4 Craters and Crack projects

 

6/25

Continue working on 4 Craters and Crack projects

 

6/26

Office day to complete maps or off day if students have kept up; vans available for local trips

6/27

Tour day; Basin and Range tour focusing on faulting for everyone, led by Ray

6/28

Students switch projects; those who have done 4 Craters start Crack & vice versa

6/29

Continue working on 4 Craters and Crack projects

 

6/30

Continue working on 4 Craters and Crack projects

 

7/1

Continue working on 4 Craters and Crack projects

 

7/2

Tour day; Newberry tour focusing on volcanism for everyone, led by Jim

7/3

Office Day in Camp. Projects Due end of day; Clean up and pack up camp.

7/4

Drive to Dillon, MT, with Becky Dorsey and Mike Darin

7/5

DAY OFF

7/6

Groups 1 & 2:
1. Frying Pan
2.
Red Rock

7/7

1. Frying Pan

2. Red Rock

7/8

1. Frying Pan

2. Red Rock

7/9

1. Frying Pan

2. Day Trip

7/10

1. Office Day

2. Office Day

7/11

1. Red Rock

2. Frying Pan

7/12

1. Red Rock

2. Frying Pan

7/13

1. Red Rock

2. Frying Pan

7/14

1. Day Trip

2. Frying Pan

7/15

1. Office Day

2. Office Day

7/16

DAY OFF

Instructors & TAs grading

7/17

Start Block Mt. project, w/ Marli Miller and Reed Burgette

7/18

Block Mt.

7/19

Block Mt.

7/20

Block Mt.

7/21

Trip to Glacier National Park

 

7/22

Glacier National Park

7/23

Glacier N.P. Day Off

7/24

Glacier N.P. Return Dillon

7/25

Block Mt.

7/26

Block Mt.

7/27

Block Mt.

7/28

Compilation Day

7/29

Compilation Day and Pack

7/30

Drive back to Eugene

7/31

Finish unpacking, Clean vans.
Done at noon.

8/1
8/2
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While in central Oregon (June 21 - July 4), we will camp in a primitive campground at Green Mt., OR

While in Dillon, Montana (July 4-30), we will stay in dorms at University of Montana-Western
(mailing address: c/o University of Oregon Field Geology, University of Montana-Western, Dillon, MT  59725)
Laundry, telephones, and computer facilities will be available.
The course fee will pay for breakfast, dinner, and lodging. Students are responsible for lunches.

We will also be camping during the field trip to Glacier NP (July 20-23).


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Last updated September 19, 2012, by Becky Dorsey