Field trip and laboratory sessions relating to the Geology of O‘ahu.
Credit for or registration in ERTH 101, ERTH 103, or consent of instructor.
- Understand through field observation, with field and laboratory exercises, geological processes that construct, modify, and destroy the Hawaiian landscape.
- Realize the hazards, mitigation of these hazards and benefits of Hawaiian volcanism, and its relationship to island culture(s).
- Appreciate current research and studies of Hawaiian volcanism through visits to appropriate museums and research laboratories.
- Understand the vastness of geological time applied to Hawai‘i, and how time is measured thus the time-scale known.