Nepal: Geoscience in the Himalaya

Conduct Earth science fieldwork in the spectacular setting of the Nepal Himalaya.

offered by SIT Study Abroad

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DESCRIPTION

This summer program focuses on field geoscience, geohazards, and environmental sci­ence in the context of human interactions and sustainable development in Nepal. Through extended mountain treks, you will engage in classic field geologic skill development and innovative inquiry of human-Earth systems. You will learn to “read” the rocks and use maps and remote sensing images to better understand past and present Earth processes and study aspects of hazards assessment and engineering geology. Please visit our website for more information.

SUBJECTS

  • Geology
  • Geography
  • Environmental Studies
  • Environmental Management
  • Earth Sciences

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