EPSC 373 Arctic Geology (3 credits)

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Offered by: Earth & Planetary Sciences (Faculty of Science)


Earth & Planetary Sciences : This course introduces students to the principles of the geology of the Canadian Arctic. The primary objectives of the course are to train students in theory and practice of geology in the Canadian Arctic. Practical training includes drill core logging, surveying, mapping, sample collecting, and geological interpretations.

Terms: Fall 2016

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

  • Prerequisite(s): Two courses from the following list: GEOG 203, GEOG 205, GEOG 272, GEOG 372, ENVR 200, ENVR 202, EPSC 203, EPSC 210, EPSC 212, EPSC 220, EPSC 233, ATOC 214, ATOC 215, ATOC 219, SOIL 300.

  • Prerequisite(s): For Nunavut Arctic College Environmental Technology Program students: completion of Year 1.

  • Note: 1. This course is one of a set of three field courses (ATOC 373, EPSC 373, GEOG 373) based in the Arctic, and designed to be taken concurrently. Its emphasis on natural resources and related environmental issues complements existing B.Sc. programs in natural science disciplines. 2. Cost includes transportation, room & board, field expenses. Students are charged $12,000 for the three courses combined: ATOC, 373, EPSC 373, and GEOG 373. 3. Arctic localities: Iqaluit, Resolute Bay, and Central Axel Heiberg Island in the Canadian High Arctic