Course description

Mount Shasta Field Geology introduces the geologic setting, eruptive history, eruptive products and potential hazards of Mount Shasta during an evening lecture and a Saturday field trip. The field trip will afford students opportunities to explore volcanic and glacial features on the flanks of a peak that geologists estimate has a one in ten chance of erupting during their lifetimes.

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Course format

Mount Shasta Field Geology (XNH 0300) is offered in a short-term lecture plus field trip format that uses resources posted on this website (syllabus and course materials).