Geoscience (GEOSCI)


GEOSCI 621. Geoscience Field Trip. 1-3 Credits.

Intensive three or four-day field study tour of the geology, soils, and landscapes of Wisconsin and/or surrounding states. Each offering will focus on a different geological theme and will focus on a specific region. Cost of transportation, guidebook, meals, and lodging borne by student. Course is repeatable if topics differ; may be taken 6 times for a total of 9 credits.
P: graduate status
Fall and Spring.

GEOSCI 632. Hydrogeology. 3 Credits.

Introduction to the geological and physical principles governing ground water flow. Description of aquifer properties, chemical processes, equation of flow, well hydraulics, and environmental concerns.
P: graduate status

GEOSCI 670. Glacial Geology & Landscapes. 3 Credits.

This course explores the extremes in environmental behavior which characterize the last 2.6 million years of Earth's history during the Pleistocene and Holocene Epochs. The course will provide students with the skills necessary to be able to recognize and describe glacial landforms, the materials of which they are composed, and the geologic processes by which they form.
Fall Even.