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Northern Illinois University

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Environmental Geology Field Camp

Your Educational Adventure Begins Here!
May 14 - June 8, 2007

Learn field methods and integrative problem-solving related to environmental issues in Illinois and beyond. Gain hands-on experience with field equipment and other skills necessary for a career in an environmental field. This summer Northern Illinois University offers you the chance to learn from experts, at sites throughout northern and central Illinois. Student participants can earn four upper-division or graduate semester hours in environmental geoscience field methods. NIU co-sponsors this program with Illinois State University.

Topics will include:

  • Field methods in hydrogeology
  • Field methods in surface water and vabose zone hydrology
  • Environmental geophysics
  • Regional landscape history and
  • Environmental change

Field Trips will include:

  • Drinking and waste water plants
  • Lake Calumet (Superfund site)
  • Quaternary deposits of northern Illinois

Cost:
$2400 includes instruction, transportation between field sites and a partial room and board charges. Additional $400 living allowance will be charged for students needing housing during the DeKalb portion of the field camp. Application and $100 deposit due by March 31, 2007.

Download Application

For more information visit: http://jove.geol.niu.edu/courses/fieldschools.html

Or contact: Melissa Lenczewski
Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, Illinois 60115-2854
(815) 753-7937
melissa@geol.niu