Jan 30, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog

GSC 284 - On the Trail of the Ice Age

4 Credits

The geology of Wisconsin tells a story of a drastically different climatic past. Throughout this course, students explore the development and demise of former ice sheets, their impact on the modern landscape, and the climate conditions that made it possible. This course provides an introduction to the geological context of the Ice Age National Scenic Trail as a useful pathway for exploring past climates and an avenue for scientific outreach. This course includes travel to many locations along the Ice Age Trail and will require moderate hiking as well as overnight field trips and camping.
Course Fee

Prerequisites: GSC 107 , GSC 112   or GSC 120