2012
Field Camp Schedule

2012 project areas

A tentative daily schedule of field projects is listed in the table below. Also indicated is the general location and the faculty who will be participation in each project.

Tentative Schedule for 2012 PRC Field Camp 

DATE             ACTIVITY                                                         FACULTY*   
8      Sun        Check-in to UMD dormitories/Campus tour                   
................  ....Evening introduction & overview .................... ......Peterson, Miller, Hudak (PMH) ................

Week 1 - Duluth Area (Base-UMD)
9      Mon         Introduction to Precambrian field methods              PMH
10    Tues        Thomson Dam structure mapping project               Peterson
11    Wed        Thomson Dam structure mapping project               Peterson
12    Thurs      Thomson Dam structure mapping project               Peterson
13     Fri          Geophysical field methods ........................ .........  Wattrus
14     Sat         Geophysical data analysis ( . . . . . . . .................   Wattrus                        
15     Sun        Free Day .........

Week 2 – Duluth and North Shore Areas (Base-UMD)
16    Mon         Spirit Mtn Duluth Complex mapping project            Miller
17   Tues         Spirit Mtn Duluth Complex mapping project            Miller
18   Wed         N. Shore Volcanic/Beaver Bay Complex project        Miller
19   Thurs       N. Shore Volcanic/Beaver Bay Complex project        Miller
20   Fri            N. Shore Volcanic/Beaver Bay Complex project        Miller
21   Sat           Free Day           
22   Sun          Move camp to Vermilion Community College                               

Week 3 – Ely and Mesabi Range Areas (Base-VCC)
23   Mon          Mesabi Range project - core logging                      Severson, Patelke
24   Tues         Mesabi Range project - pit mapping                       Severson, Patelke
25   Wed          Mesabi Range project - core logging                      Severson, Patelke
26  Thurs        Basal Duluth Complex project - core logging           Peterson      
27    Fri           Basal Duluth Complex project - field mapping          Peterson
28    Sat          Soudan Iron Mine State Park                                 Peterson, Hudak
29    Sun          Free Day

Week 4 - Ely Area (Base-VCC)
30    Mon        Granite-greenstone bedrock and glacial mapping      Hudak, Larson
31   Tues        Granite-greenstone bedrock and glacial mapping      Hudak, Larson
1     Wed        Granite-greenstone bedrock and glacial mapping      Hudak, Larson
2     Thurs      Granite-greenstone bedrock and glacial mapping      Hudak, Larson
3     Fri           Granite-greenstone bedrock and glacial mapping      Hudak, Larson           
4     Sat         Free day
5     Sun         Move out of VCC; Head to capstone project areas

Week 5 (Sun, 5th – Sun, 12th)– Capstone Mapping Project                                                    
1.  Pagami Creek Burn Area 1 (northwestern Duluth Complex)        Miller
2.  Pagami Creek Burn Area 2 (northwestern Duluth Complex)        Peterson
3.  Pagami Creek Burn Area 3 (northwestern Duluth Complex)        Jirsa
4.  Sturgeon Lake Ontario (Archean greenstone)                           Hudak
5.  Marr Island (North Shore volcanics)                                         Boerboom
                            
12    Sun          Move back to UMD dormitories

Week 6  - University of Minnesota Duluth GIS Lab
13   Mon         Introdution to ArcView and Illustrator   ............. .....PMH
14   Tues        Compilation of field data, map interpretation             PMH
15   Wed        Compilation of field data, map interpretation             PMH
16   Thurs       Compilation of field data, map interpretation            PMH
17   Fri          "Graduation" - Final Map presentations                     PMH, Guests
18   Sat          Move out of UMD dorms; End of Camp

* Individuals indicated will have primary responsibility for overseeing that day’s activity.  Full-time PRC staff (PMH) will also assist each day.   Visiting faculty are welcome any time.