Homepage for Structural Geology (GEOS 3402-001) • 2012
"WTF, DR. YOSH!!!!! THE CHICKEN-SCRATCH ON THAT CHALKBOARD MAKES NO SENSE!"
FALL 2012 STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY
In addition to the materials in your lab book, check these out:
Strike, Dip, Plunge, Trend, Apparent Dip:
Here's a .pdf of the Geologic Time Scale. Be sure you know the Eon's, Era's, System Period's and Series for the Phanerozoic and Eon's and Era's for the "Precambrian. You should also know the approximate absolute dates for boundaries between these. You will be quizzed on this (check your syllabus for the quiz date). International Stratigraphic Chart (IUGS-ICS), v. 2004.
Week n + 1:
Here is a "kindergarten" cut-out exercise on normal faults to do over the weekend. (pdf) Please bring your restored sections to class on Monday, 24 September.
Week n + 2:
Here is a pdf on fold and thrust belts to go along with our discussion today.
31 October 2012:
Regarding the rheology lecture today, here is a paper on the "jelly sandwich" model by Jackson from GSA Today. (.pdf)
7 November 2012 update:
13 November 2012 updates:
15 November 2012 update:
I have uploaded a larger version of the Hiway 60 topo map. It may be easier to place your data on this map. Apologies. If you have already completed your map on the previous version that is fine.
20 November 2012 update:
Here's a pdf that describes the details of what remains for the report. This pdf includes additional structural information that you should consider including in your stereonet analysis.
Here is a link to the .zip file of images.
Lastly, here's a revised hiway 60 topo sheet WITHOUT the white blank space for a legend, in case you want your legend on a separate page.
I would like you to make an annotated image of the pano with the file name, "Seds-fold-S-view-pano.jpg" in the Day 2 folder. Have a nice Turkey Day.