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GEOL1033

Paleolimnology

Paleolimnology
In a glaciated region like the Northeast, lacustrine sediments can be analyzed to interpret evolution of a lake and the surrounding catchment since deglaciation. Students in this class will core a local lake through the ice and work in small groups analyzing the core in the laboratory. The results will be pooled, allowing each student to interpret the postglacial sedimentary, geomorphic, and ecologic history of the lake basin. Students will work independently and collectively, and will gain experience working with actual data on a project where the outcome is not known beforehand. Winter outdoor experience strongly recommended.
Subject:
Geology
Department:
Geology
Division:
Natural Sciences
Requirements Fulfilled:
SCI WTR
Equivalent Courses:

Sections

Winter 2014

GEOL1033A-W14 Lecture (Munroe)

Winter 2011

GEOL1033A-W11 Lecture (Munroe)

Winter 2009

GEOL1033A-W09 Lecture (Munroe)

Winter 2007

GEOL1033A-W07 Lecture (Munroe)

Winter 2005

GEOL1033A-W05 Lecture (Munroe)