The Hydrology, Geology and Soils of Georgia
WASR - ENGR - CRSS - GEOL - GEOG - ECOL 4700L/6700L
UGA Maymester Field Course - 3 Credit Hours
Description: A field course to study the physical environment of Georgia.
- We explore Georgia' diverse geology, soils, and surface and subsurface hydrology.
- Our goal is to see and understand the interactions between human activities and the environment.
- We visit mines, farms, forests, wetlands, rivers, lakes, and estuaries.
- Destinations include (hopefully!!) Magnolia Springs, Jekyll Island, Okefenokee Swamp, Flint River, Ichauway, Providence Canyon, Nantahala River, Cloudland Canyon, Copper Hill, Coweeta Hydrologic Lab, Tallulah Gorge
- Stream gaging, water quality and soil surveys, geologic mapping, plant and animal habitats
- Develop conceptual models and management plans that integrate field data.
- We have space for about 15 students.
- Contact Todd Rasmussen to register.
||Orientation @ 9am (Warnell 4-116)
|May 9 - 12
||Tu - Fr
||Magnolia Springs (Millen)
|May 12 - 15
||Fr - Mo
||Fort McAllister (coastal)
|May 15 - 16
||Mo - Tu
|May 16 - 19
||Tu - Fr
||Lake Blackshear (Flint River)
|May 19 - 21
||Fr - Su
|May 22 - May 25
||Mo - Th
||Cloudland Canyon (Lookout Mountain)
||Th - Su
||Standing Indian (Nantahala)
||Mo - We
||Local Field Trips
University Honor Code: Students shall adhere to UGA's Student Honor Code: "I will be academically honest in all of my academic work and will not tolerate academic dishonesty of others." A Culture of Honesty -- UGA's policy and procedures for handling cases of suspected dishonesty -- can be found at www.uga.edu/honesty.