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2016 Summer Geology Field Camp

As of Fall 2015, we are only accepting applications from University of Oregon students. If we have room, we may accept outside applications starting February 2016.

The application deadline for UO students is January 29, 2016. The UO Summer Geology Field Camp will be taught as four courses of variable length (GEOL 406) in Oregon and SW Montana. Course fees will be added to this website by late January – total fees for the four courses will be roughly $2,000.

Summer 2016 Course Sequence:

1. June 15-24: GEOL 406 Field Studies – Volcanology in central Oregon, taught by Thomas Giachetti (3 credits)

2. June 25-July 2: GEOL 406 Field Studies – Intro to Geologic Mapping, SW Montana, taught by Samuel Castonguay (2 credits)

3. July 3-17: GEOL 406 Field Studies – Structural Geology, SW Montana, taught by Marli Miller (4 credits)

4. July 18-28: GEOL 406 Field Studies – CRB Magmatic Processes: NE Oregon, taught by Leif Karlstrom (3 credits)

Students who need a full 6-week field camp to satisfy their degree requirements will want to take all four of the above courses. Students with other degree requirements may take single courses, with restrictions: (1) Parts 2 and 3 must be taken together; and (2) Parts 1-3 are prerequisites for Part 4, though exceptions may be made for qualified students (with Instructor permission). Graduate-level credit (GEOL 606) is also available for graduate students.

Course fees (~$2,000 for the four courses) will be charged in addition to University tuition and fees. For reference, here are the 2015 Tuition rates. UO students are likely to receive some scholarship support to help with course fees. Additional costs will include meals on days off, lunches in Dillon, Montana, and any other personal expenses.

The first course will start with an organizational meeting at 9:00 a.m. Wednesday June 15 in Cascade Hall, room 200. The group will return to Eugene July 28.

To Apply: Please fill out and submit One Application Form for the 4 courses listed above. Anyone who wants to attend only the first or last section should contact the instructor(s) for permission. Send applications to: Marli Miller, Field Camp Coordinator, Dept. of Geological Sciences, 1272 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, 97403.

The application deadline for UO students is January 29, 2016. Once you are accepted, you will need to send us a non-refundable deposit ($50 per course) by April 1. Late-comers will be considered on a space-available basis.

Here is an Equipment List of things you will need for this course.

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