GEOLOGY 21A
SAN FRANCISCO COASTAL GEOLOGY

Fall 2015 INSTRUCTOR: Katryn Wiese
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FALL 2015 Itinerary

REQUIRED orientation:
Saturday, October 3, 2015, 9:10 am to 11:30 am, S45
Field trip: BOTH DAYS REQUIRED
Saturday, October 17, 9:10 am to 5 pm (1/2 hour for lunch mid-day)
Saturday, October 24, 9:10 am to 5 pm (1/2 hour for lunch mid-day)
CRN: 76740 (1 unit)

Students on Beach

CONTENT: This class will cover beach processes, including sand formation and migration; coastal erosion; and erosional and depositional features found and formed along the California coastline.

LOCATIONS: Field trip will visit 8 to 10 coastal locations from the Marin Headlands: Rodeo Beach south along the coast to Moss Beach/Montara, just south of Devil's Slide. Participants should be in sufficient physical condition to be outdoors all day, rain or shine, and walk up and down hills and across sand and uneven terrain for distances up to 1 to 2 miles at a single stop.

TRANSPORTATION: Students will arrange their own transportation. Carpools are encouraged and can be coordinated by students during the orientation.

LOGISTICS: Rain or shine. Take for letter grade or credit / no credit. Letter grades above a C require a research project prior to field trip. All students are required to read guidebook prior to trip and complete worksheets before and during field trip. Attendance and quizzes will determine grade. One quiz must be completed online prior to each day of the field trip (open notes, open book). One quiz must be completed in the field at the end of each day of the field trip (open field notes). Quizzes cannot be made up. Be sure to arrive on time and attend the full trip to get full credit.

BOOK:
GEOLOGY OF THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY REGION by Doris Sloan
Published Date 2006, ISBN 9780520241268, Publisher CAL-PRINCE

Fall 2015 Field Guide (Topic Review)

CLASS FORMS -- To be reviewed and completed during orientation

Front cover of textbook


In-Class and In-the-Field Activities/Exercises

HOMEWORK

Web resources:

Photos from past trips: Spring 2014

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