Geology of the National Parks and Monuments
Spring 2007

    Geology of the National Parks and Monuments is offered each semester by the Department of Geology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The course introduces geological concepts, materials, and processes in the context of the beauty of selected national parks, monuments, and seashores. Through these studies, students learn to appreciate and protect the natural heritage of our dynamic earth.

Old Faithful Geyser, Yellowstone NP

Announcement: The final project presentation will be held in Levis Faculty Center, 2nd floor, on Tuesday May 8, 8-11 AM.

 General information


 Syllabus and lecture outlines


Extra Credit


Slides of the parks and monuments

 Instructor: Dr. Eileen A. Herrstrom
  Office: 106A NHB
Office hours: M 9-10, Fr 1-2, or by appt
Phone: 333-7732

Lab instructors:  
 Zhaohui Yang  212 NHB  244-6048  Office: M 5 pm or by appt.
 Jingyun Wang  104/121 NHB 244-0206
333-6397  Office: T 4pm, F10 am

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