College of the Siskiyous

GEOL 0810

Glass Mountain rhyolite, Medicine Lake Highlands

GEOL 0810 - Geology of Medicine Lake Volcano

Course Information

Fall 2017 (Section #7315)

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. (NDA)

If you have questions about this class, please email the instructor, Bill Hirt.