San Andreas Fault
Hawaiian lava flow
Mount St. Helens
Geology of Planet Earth (GEOL 101)
Dr. Dayanthie Weeraratne
Dept. of Geological Sciences, CSUN
Live Oak Hall, Rm# 1203
Office hours: Wednesdays 4-6 pm or by appt.
Text Book: Physical Geology, by Plummer, Carlson, & Hammersley
Field Trip to see the San Andreas Fault!
Saturday, October 26, 2013. Mark your calendar!
Syllabus 9:30 am,
Week #1, Introduction to Geology and Plate Tectonics
Week #2, Tectonics and Geologic History
Homework #1: Cascadia Plate boundary and volcano activity
Week #3, Minerals and Atoms, Oh my!
Homework #2: Mineral Identification
Week #4-5, Volcanoes!
California Shakeout Drill, October 17, 2013 (10:17 am)!
Are You Ready ?!?
Homework #3: Review Chap1-6,8,18,19
Week #6-8, Weathering and Sedimentary Rocks
MIDTERM #1, Monday, Nov 18, 2013 (Chapt 1-6,18,19)
(Bring Scantron Form #19641)
Week #11, Ground Water
CLASS PROJECT info
- Topic Due, Nov 25, 2013
- Outline Due, Nov 27, 2013
- Project due on Dec 11, 2013 (10:00 am with Final exam)
Week #13-14, Structural Geology
Week #15, Earthquakes
(Due on Dec 11 - in PAPER - with Final Exam - not on Moodle)
The Earth's Interior
Final Exam - Dec 11,2013 (8:00 am - 10:00 am)
Final Exam covers chapters 1-6,8,11,15,16,18,19,21
Cool Geology Links:
Earthquakes around the world, today!
Indian Ocean Tsunami
Cascade Volcano Observatory
NASA: It's out of this world!