Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

G 453 Geology of the Pacific Northwest

Survey of the topographic and geologic features of the Pacific Northwest, emphasizing geologic and mining history and focusing on the close relationship between the Pacific Northwest as the leading edge of a moving continental plate, the geologic/paleobiologic (fossil) record of this area, and the implications of recent tectonic activity; the Mt. St. Helens eruption, earthquakes, floods, and threats of major seismic sea waves or tsunami.




Prerequisite: upper division standing. (Notes: Course available only through Independent Study.)
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