Field Trips

Field trips are where the rubber meets the road in geology. These excursions give students a chance to apply the skills they learn in the classroom to real rocks. Click on the video below to get a sense of one of our field trips!

 

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The Department of Geology organizes domestic and international field trips. Below are some of the trips you could participate in!

Field Trips

  • Cyprus (2011, 2015, 2020)
  • Scotland (2014, 2018)
  • Ireland (2008, 2012, 2016, 2019)
  • Curacao (1998, 2001, 2004, 2007, 2010)
  • Arizona (1997, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2009, 2013, 2017)
  • AZ-CA (2006) - Core Complexes, San Andreas, Death Valley
  • Texas (2002)

REGULAR COURSE FIELD TRIPS

  • Geol 107 Fall & Spring - Turkey Run State Park, IN
  • Geol 110 Fall - St. Francois Mtns. MO & Starved Rock State Park, IL
  • Geol 208 Fall & Spring - St. Francois Mtns. MO
  • Geol 333 Spring - Starved Rock State Park, IL
  • Geol 380 Spring - Bear Run Coal Mine, IN + 9 trips to local environmental facilities
  • Geol 401 Fall- 6 local geology trips
  • Geol 411 Fall - Baraboo, WI
  • Geol 436 Spring - Duluth, MN
  • Geol 440 Spring - NE Kentucky

FALL DEPT. FIELD TRIP