Field Studies in Geology - GOL 135 at Northern Virginia Community College


         
 
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GOL 135 - Field Studies in Geology
Investigates geologic phenomena. Includes activities such as observation of regional geology and landforms, collection of samples, and measurement and interpretation of geologic structures.
Field studies 3-6 hours per week.
1-2 credits

Schedule at Northern Virginia Community College

Class # Section Credits Day Time Start Location Mode
41124 GOL 135-20YA 1
Su      
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
2024-04-07 Alexandria P
This is a GOL field trip to the Washington Monuments. Contact the instructor: Dr. Doyle at edoyle@nvcc.edu with any questions. The field trip will be Sunday April 7 with a rain day of Sunday April 14.
Off-Campus Location
Class # Section Credits Day Time Start Location Mode
35890 GOL 135-01YN 1
      Sa
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
2024-06-08 Annandale HY
Geology of Holmes Run Gorge, VA. One-day field trip on Sat., June 8, with a rain/snow date of June 15. Holmes Run Gorge is a picturesque, canyon-like area in Alexandria. Our instructional day will consist of a 3-hour class at the college, followed by a 5-hour geologic tour of the gorge. After the face-to-face activities, you will have two weeks to complete a set of related online assignments. There are no prerequisites to this course. Please address questions to edoyle@nvcc.edu.
Off-Campus Location
Hybrid Course
32590 GOL 135-020A 1
      Sa
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2024-06-01 Alexandria P
Additional info online
Weekend Course
Off-Campus Location
Other Sessions
Geology of Great Falls Park, VA. One day field trip on Saturday June 1st with additional on-line readings and assignments. Rain date: June 2nd. Trip to study the modern and ancient forces that have acted to create Great Falls National Park. Trip involves some easy to moderate hiking. Meet at Great Falls National Park in McLean, VA at 10:00 am on the day of the class. The trip will run until approximately 4-5pm. More information about meeting time/place and logistics will be available on the Canvas site for the course approximately one week prior to the date of the meeting. This site will be accessible after you register for the class. For other questions call (703) 845-6341 or (703) 845-6507 or e-mail vzabielski@nvcc.edu. COVID-19 protocols will be adhered to for this trip.
40774 GOL 135-02YN 1
      Sa
10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
2024-06-01 Annandale HY
Building Stones of the National Mall, Washington, DC. One-day field trip Sat. June 1 (10 AM-5 PM); rain date Sun., June 2. Walking tour considers the history and architecture of the National Mall, examining the stones used to construct federal buildings and national monuments there. Specific DC Mall meeting place, and advanced preparation will be sent via Canvas. Past photos available at: http://www.nvcc.edu/home/jbuecheler/Photos.html. For all questions, contact Dr. Rasmussen: krasmussen@nvcc.edu
Hybrid Course
Off-Campus Location
Class # Section Credits Day Time Start Location Mode
46662 GOL 135-20YA 1
      Sa
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
2024-08-26 Alexandria P
The Geology of Washington, D.C. and Monument Stone.
Other Sessions
Weekend Course
Hybrid Course
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