The Finnish Doctoral Program in Geology and Doctoral Program in Geosciences, University of Helsinki will arrange a 7-day field course fopr doctoral students and supervisors in the heart of the Basin and Range Province in Death Valley, California [Program outline]. The course amounts to 5 ETC credits and is intended for doctoral students who specialize in petrology, bedrock geology, structural geology, tectonics, and geophysics. In total, 12 students can be accommodated in the course. The immediate costs (airfare, lodging, field transportation; food, insurances and accessories excluded) will be in the 1700 – 2000 euro range (determined by how the EUR/USD exchange rate will develop in 2015). The doctoral program will reimburse 1500 euros per participating student.
Preliminary registrations by March 2, 2015 at noon.
Time: October 17-25, 2015
Place: Death Valley, California, USA
Content: Preliminary assignemet, daily field program, evening discussions, concluding conference, course report
J.P. Calzia, U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA
O.T. Rämö, University of Helsinki, Finland
R.C. Jachens, U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA
Participants: Doctoral students and supervisors (max 18)