Department Information

Chair:
David Barclay
Bowers Hall, Room 342
Phone: 607-753-2815
Fax: 607-753-4973

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GLY 550 - Geology of New York State

Geologic history of New York State as interpreted from the rock record. Special emphasis on Paleozoic stratigraphy and depositional environments; metamorphism, magmatism and deformation of the Adirondack and Hudson Highlands; Grenville, Taconic, Acadian and Alleghanian orogenic events; Pleistocene continental glaciation. Seven-and-a-half lecture hours per week; four weeks. One all-day Saturday field trip required.

Prerequisite: GLY 261 or equivalent.

(3 cr. hr.)

Frequency code O = offered occasionally
Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.