2013
Field Camp Schedule

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

Tentative Schedule for 2013 PRC Field Camp 

DATE             ACTIVITY                                                         FACULTY*   
7      Sun        Check-in to UMD dormitories/Campus tour                   
................  ...IIntroductions, camp overview, field supplies.PM H...Peterson, Miller, Hudak (PMH) ................

Week 1 - Duluth Area (Base-UMD)
8      Mon        Introduction to Field Methods; Wilderness Safety    PMH, Patelke
9      Tues       Thomson Dam structure project                            Peterson
10    Wed        Basal MCR (GpA) / Gravity & Mag (GpB)                 PMH/Wattrus
11    Thurs      Basal MCR (GpA) / Geophy Data Reduction(GpB)    PMH/Wattrus
12     Fri          Basal MCR (GpB) / Gravity & Mag (GpA)                 PMH/Wattrus
13     Sat         Basal MCR (GpB) / Geophy Data Reduction (GpA)   PMH/Wattrus                
14     Sun        Free Day .........

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

Week 3 – Ely and Mesabi Range Areas (Base-VCC)
22   Mon          Mesabi Range project - core logging                      Severson, Patelke
23   Tues         Mesabi Range project - pit and plant visit               Severson, Patelke
24   Wed         Miners Lake pit mapping & canoe training                PMH 
25  Thurs        Nickel Lake Macrodike mapping project                    Peterson      
26    Fri           Nickel Lake Macrodike mapping project                    Peterson      
27    Sat         Soudan Underground Mine State Park                     Peterson, Hudak
28    Sun         Free Day

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

Week 5 (Sun, 4th – Sun, 11th)– Capstone Mapping Project                                                    
1.  NW Duluth Complex - Pagami Creek burn area revisited            Miller
2.  Quetico-Wawa Subprovince Boundary, N Lake Vermilion            Peterson
3.  Archean Knife Lake Group, Gunflint Trail                                  Jirsa
4.  Sturgeon Lake Ontario (Archean greenstone)                           Hudak
5.  North Shore Volcanics and Hovland Diabase                             Boerboom
                            
11    Sun          Move back to UMD dormitories

Week 6  - University of Minnesota Duluth GIS Lab
12   Mon         Introdution to ArcView and Illustrator   ............ .....PMH
13   Tues        Compilation of field data, map interpretation            PMH
14   Wed        Compilation of field data, map interpretation            PMH
15   Thurs       Compilation of field data, map interpretation           PMH
16   Fri          "Graduation" - Final Map presentations                     PMH, Guests
17   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) and teaching assistants will also assist each day.   Visiting faculty are welcome any time.