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2017 Summer Geology Field Camp

A six week course in northeast Oregon and southwestern Montana

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Glacial moraine at Wallowa Lake, Oregon

The course consists of three ~2 week parts.  Choose one, two, or all three (Geology majors typically take all three).  On your application, indicate preference for A or B for each part, as some parts provide a choice of projects.

4 quarter credits per part.


Part 1: June 26 -July 8, NE Oregon
A: Columbia River Basalt dikes
B: Glacial mapping

Part 2: July 9 – July 22, NE Oregon
A: Mapping of regional geology and fault zones
B: Stratigraphy and Paleontology of John Day Formation

Part 3: July 23 -August 6, SW Montana (starts with field trip to Glacier NP)
A: Diverse mapping projects in stratified and non-stratified rocks.
B: Mapping complex structures


Thrust-faulted Triassic limestone and shale in SW Montana

To Apply: Please fill out and submit One Application Form for the three parts listed above. Anyone who wants to attend only one of the parts should contact the instructor(s) for permission. Send applications to:

Field Camp, Attn: Marla Trox,
Dept. of Earth Sciences,
1272 University of Oregon,
Eugene, OR, 97403

Gigantic stromatalites in Glacier National Park

The application deadline is March 7, 2017.  Once you are accepted, you will need to send us a non-refundable deposit ($50 per part) 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.  (Will be updated in May.)

Abert Rim, Oregon, uplifted along a normal fault



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