UNIVERSITY OF SAN DIEGO

EOSC 110

INTRO TO EARTH SYSTEMS LAB

FRIDAYS

2:30pm to 5:20pm

 

INSTRUCTOR

Ray Rector

Prof's E-mail

Prof's Resume

 

COURSE INFORMATION

Lab Schedule

Course Syllabus

Lab Reader Packet

 

LAB TESTS STUDY MATERIALS

Geologic Timescale Practice Chart

Mineral Quiz

Midterm Exam Example Test

Lab Final Exam Study Guide

Final Exam Practice Test

Final Exam Practice Test Key

 

LAB PRESENTATIONS

Geologic Time and Dating

Isostacy and Plate Tectonics

Plate Tectonic Map

Minerals

Igneous Rocks and Volcanoes

Sedimentary Rocks

Metamorphic Rocks

Topographic Maps

Earthquakes

Structural Geology

Geologic Maps

Desert Fieldtrip

Sunlight and Earth

Climate and Weather

 

LAB LECTURE OUTLINES

Intro to Geology (Lab 1)

Plate Tectonics (Lab 2)

Geochemistry and Minerals (Lab 3)

Igneous Rocks and Magma (Lab 4)

Sedimentary Rocks (Lab 5)

Metamorphic Rocks (Lab 6)

Earth History (Lab 7)

Earthquakes and Faulting (Lab 10)

 

Desert Trip Group Presentation Resources

All Groups: General Tectonic History of San Diego Region

Group 1: Western PRB and Cuyamaca Laguna Mountain Shear Zone

Group 2: Eastern PRB and Eastern PRB Shear Zones

Group 3: Canyon Sin Nombre Geology

 

OPTIONAL WEEKEND FIELD TRIPS

FIELD TRIP #1 - COASTAL GEOLOGY AND TECTONICS

Field Trip #1 Information

In-Person Field Trip #1 Worksheet

FIELD TRIP #2 - SHORELINE PROCESSES

Field Trip #2 Information

In-Person Field Trip #2 Worksheet

FIELD TRIP #3 - SHORELINE PROCESSES

Field Trip #3 Information

In-Person Field Trip #3 Worksheet

FIELD TRIP #4- MARINE LIFE and HABITATS

Birch Aquarium Fieldtrip Information

In-Person Field Trip #4 Worksheet

 

Ray's Lake Morena Pluton Figures

Ray's Lake Morena Pluton Masters Thesis

Salton Sea Field Trip Slide Show

 

Prof's Ocean Website

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