Course description

Geology of the Medicine Lake Volcano introduces the tectonic setting, eruptive history and potential hazards of the Medicine Lake volcano during two evening sessions and a Saturday field trip. The field trip will give students opportunities to explore volcanic features in the summit caldera and on the flanks of this compositionally diverse back-arc volcano which last erupted only 900 years ago.

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Course format

Geology of the Medicine Lake Volcano (GEOL 0810) is offered in a short-term lecture plus field trip format that uses resources posted on this website (syllabus and course materials).