233.250 Understanding New Zealand Geology (15 credits)

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, earthquakes and oil and gas exploration.

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

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

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