Course description

Geology of Crater Lake introduces the tectonic setting, eruptive history and potential hazards of Mount Mazama and the Crater Lake caldera during two evening sessions and a Saturday field trip. The field trip will give students opportunities to explore a variety of volcanic and glacial features around the margin of the caldera as well as visit one of the world’s most spectacular lakes.

Course status

Course format

Geology of Crater Lake (GEOL 0830) is a non-degree-applicable credit course that is offered in a short-term lecture plus field trip format.