Jul 06, 2022  
2018-2019 SUNY Potsdam Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 SUNY Potsdam Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOL 453 - Geology of Nova Scotia - Research

2 Credit(s)

This course is the academic follow up to the Geology of Nova Scotia field trip. Students will build upon their field experiences and select a semester-long research topic related to one of the destinations visited on the summer field trip. Students will learn about the fundamentals of research and scientific writing in the geosciences via discussions and exercises that explore plagiarism, citation styles and conventions, the structure of research papers, the peer-review process, style and composition. Final projects include a fully-referenced review paper and a poster presentation.

Prerequisite(s): GEOL 452 .

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