233.250 Understanding New Zealand Geology (15 credits)

IMPORTANT NOTE:There have been changes to this course for 2018. For 2017 enrolments please check the individual offering description below to confirm details for:

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The geological strata of New Zealand record a complex interaction between sedimentology, stratigraphy and structural geology. This course concentrates on the geological history of New Zealand through the principles of stratigraphy, the processes and products of sedimentation, the basics of structural geology and geological dating techniques. There is an emphasis on the applications of the techniques and methods presented, such as for volcanic hazards, earthwquakes and oil and gas exploration

Note(s): Materials Required Protractor, calculator, ruler and sharp pencil

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Year Semester Mode Location
2017 * Double Semester Distance
2017 * Semester Two full semester Internal Manawatu Campus
2018 Double Semester Distance
2018 Semester Two full semester Internal Manawatu Campus

* Due to recent changes you should carefully check this offering to confirm details before you enrol.

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