Field Methods in Environmental Geosciences (GEOL 477)
An environmental field camp designed to train you in field methods and integrative problem-solving related to environmental geosciences. The course will cover topics such as field methods in hydrogeology, surface-water and vadose-zone hydrology, water quality analysis, ecosystem health, environmental surface geophysics, site evaluation and techniques and regional landscape history and environmental change.
This course is offered during the summer session only. Non-NIU students may apply.
Prerequisites: GEOL 320, GEOL 325, GEOL 330, GEOL 335, GEOL 390/490 (non-NIU students must have taken a hydrogeology course)
Dates: May 22 through June 16 (fieldwork) and final paper due June 25