GEOL 100 INTRODUCTION TO GEOLOGY
GEOL 446-646 PHOTOGEOLOGY-IMAGE INTERPRETATION. 3 credits. Wesnousky
Application of photogeologic and image interpretation techniques for study and evaluation of terrestrial landscapes.
GEOL 701/702 ADVANCED GEOLOGY-GEOMORPHOLOGY. 3 credits.
Selected topics in geomorphology.
- GEOL 708 ADVANCED SEMINAR IN QUATERNARY STUDIES. 3 credits.
Intensive examination of methods, theories and interpretations of
selected topics, including peopling of the New World, environmental
change or taphonomy of middle-range research. (Same as ANTH 708)
- GEOL 720 PRINCIPLES OF PALYNOLOGY. 3 credits. Theory and methods of
pollen analysis and applications in reconstructions of cultural,
ecological and environmental histories. (Same as ANTH 708)
- GEOL 722 PRINCIPLES OF PLANT MACROFOSSIL ANALYSIS. 3 credits.
Theory and methods of plant macrofossil analysis and application in
reconstruction of past climates, environments, and their impacts on
past cultures. (Same as ANTH 722)
GEOL 730 ADVANCED GEOLOGY OF NEVADA. 3 credits. Wesnousky.
Tectonic and stratigraphic development of Nevada through geologic time. .
- GEOL 735 NEOTECTONICS AND SEISMIC HAZARD. 3 credits. Wesnousky.
Geomorphology of active faults. Determination of fault slip rates, age
and size of paleoearthquakes, and incorporation of geologic data into
seismic hazard analyses.
- GEOL 736 SEISMOTECTONICS. 3 credits. Wesnousky.
Frictional, thermal and tectonic constraints on the observed spatial,
depth, size and mechanism distribution of earthquakes and faults in the
U.S. and around the globe.
- GEOL 737 Neotectonic Mapping Exercises NEOTECTONIC AND QUATERNARY MAPPING. 3 credits. Wesnousky
Field mapping of Quaternary sediments and morphology along actively faulted rangefronts.
- GEOL 738 QUATERNARY FIELD MAPPING EXERCISES. 3 credits. Wesnousky.
\Field mapping exercises designed to elucidate Quaternary surficial processes.
GEOL 740 DESERT GEOMORPHOLOGY. 3 credits.
Fundamentals of geomorphic processes and landforms in arid regions. Impacts of climate change on landform development.
GEOL 745 QUATERNARY GEOLOGY. 3 credits.
Evidence for glacial-interglacial cycles; causes of changes in ice volume; effects on, sea levels, biota, and landforms.
GEOL 741 FLUVIAL GEOMORPHOLOGY. 3 credits.
Introductory survey of fluvial landforms and the processes that created
them. Emphasis is placed on the response(s) of rivers to natural and
GEOL 742 REGIONAL GEOMORPHOLOGY OF THE WESTERN UNITED STATES. 3 credits.