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GG 210: O‘ahu Field Geology (1 credit)

Course Description

Field trip and laboratory sessions relating to the Geology of O‘ahu. (3 hours laboratory)

Pre-Requisite(s): Credit for or registration in GG 101, GG 103, or consent of instructor.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Understand through field observation, with field and laboratory exercises, geological processes that construct, modify, and destroy the Hawaiian landscape.
  • Realize the hazards, mitigation of these hazards and benefits of Hawaiian volcanism, and its relationship to island culture(s).
  • Appreciate current research and studies of Hawaiian volcanism through visits to appropriate museums and research laboratories.
  • Understand the vastness of geological time applied to Hawai‘i, and how time is measured thus the time-scale known.

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