Copper Flat Porphyry-Breccia System (2019)

When: November 3-9, 2019
Where: New Mexico, United States

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Description

SEG is pleased to announce the offering of the first Michael J. Fitzgerald Student Mapping Course. Michael "Mike" Fitzgerald, a University of Minnesota graduate, long supported field-based geologic studies by undergraduate and graduate students. Through a generous donation from his trust, SEG is funding a week-long mapping course open to ACTIVE SEG Student Members (upper-division undergraduate and graduate students) and SEG Recent Graduate members. All applicants must have completed at least one previous mapping course.

Leaders

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William X. Chávez, Jr.

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Ralph A. González

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Erich U. Petersen


Application Deadline

July 31, 2019


Details

SEG Students and Recent Graduates wishing to participate in this mapping course will be selected on a competitive basis and should consider the following in their application process:

  • Selection is competitive and limited to 15 participants.
  • Selected participants will have a majority of their airfare (to and from Albuquerque (ABQ)) covered, via an SEG travel grant. However, each participant must have the ability to pay a portion of his/her airfare, some meals (dinners), incidentals, and a registration fee.
  • SEG will provide transportation from Albuquerque (ABQ) to/from the field area, double-occupancy lodging, breakfasts, and in-the-field lunches.
  • Passport and any visa requirements are the responsibility of the participant.
  • Participants will assemble at Albuquerque International Airport (ABQ) on the afternoon of the 3rd November (participants arrive no later than 1:00 pm) and may plan to depart ABQ no earlier than 12:00 noon on Saturday, 9th November.
  • Application submission deadline is July 31, 2019 (application and supporting documents as listed below should be submitted together to Vicky Sternicki, students@segweb.org):
    • written proof that the applicant has taken at least one field mapping course
    • a letter of interest, stating how the applicant would benefit from the course
    • a letter of endorsement from the applicant's advisor that also explains how the applicant will benefit from the mapping course
  • Reviews will be completed by August 14, 2019. Selected participants must confirm acceptance, and pay a US$195 registration fee, by August 20, 2019.
  • Participants must supply required PPE gear consisting of a hard hat, reflective vest, steel-toed boots, gloves, long-sleeved shirts, long pants, and eye protection.
  • Participants must provide and know how to use their own Brunton Compass.
  • SEG will provide engineer’s scales, map sheets, and measurement tapes.
  • All participants, prior to the course begin date, will be required to sign a Waiver form, Code of Conduct form, and complete a Medical Contact form showing proof of insurance and medical/family contact information.
  • Students will receive a Certificate of Completion for their successful participation in the course.


Questions

Questions and general inquiries should be directed to Vicky Sternicki, SEG Student Services, at students@segweb.org.


When
11/3/2019 - 11/9/2019
Where
NM UNITED STATES
 

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