2017 UGA Field Trip

UGA Annual Field Trip

Geology and Resources of the Wasatch:
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September 29 and 30, 2017

Field trip leaders:  George Condrat and Neil Burk, Loughlin Water Associates, LLC

View from Powder Mountain

Topics include:

  • Water Resources
  • Hydrogeology
  • Pharmaceuticals in water
  • Hot spring mineralogy, microbial environments
    and gases
  • Evidence for Utah’s only periodic spring
  • Groundwater quality protection
  • Chemical and isotopic evaluations
  • Geologic Hazards
  • Fault and earthquake evidence
  • Sinkhole investigation and remediation
  • Landslides
  • Geologic Mapping and General Geology
  • Geologic tools for mapping urban areas
  • Volcanic deposits in Park City area
  • Planned Fossil Park
  • Earth Science teaching

This two day trip will start each day at the Natural Resources Building in Salt Lake City at 7:00 AM. UGA has reserved a block of ten rooms at a local hotel at a discounted price. Alternatively, participants may leave by van from the Provo area (around 8:00 AM) and meet others at the first stop each day. We will hold a social gathering (including appetizers and drinks) on Friday evening after the days adventures.

Field trip cost will be $150 and includes lunches, snacks, transportation by vans, UGA  Publication 46 and field guidebook. Hotel cost is not included.

For questions, please contact George Condrat: gcondrat@loughlinwater.com