Geological Communications

Geological Communications
Introduction to writing within the discipline and designing and creating publishable geologic maps and illustrations. Tools include ArcGIS, Adobe Illustrator, and Photoshop. Student portfolio initiated.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesGEOL 111
 ProgramsContaining GEOL 230
Course Outcomes

Use Software Tools

Become proficient in using the leading software tools including ArcGIS, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, and MS Excel.

Apply Software Tools to Geology

Design and create publishable geologic maps,illustrations, figures, and tables from geologic data and models.

Quantitative Analysis

Analyze geologic data through basic statistical techniques and simple numerical models.

Scientific Writing

Write concise, scientific descriptions of geologic data and illustrations.