Workshop Program

Workshop Participants (Microsoft Word 27kB Jan14 04)

Agenda

Tuesday, July 8


Participants at the petrology workshop gather near the Beartooth Highway
Arrival at Gallatin Field Airport in Bozeman.
Pick-up by airport shuttles, check-in at Montana State University

6:00 - 7:00 PM Dinner 

7:00 - 8:00 PM Opening remarks and field trip overview (Microsoft Word 28kB Dec1 03)

  • Field Trip Considerations (Microsoft Word 48kB Dec1 03)
  • Field Trips (Microsoft Word 34kB Dec5 03)
  • Field Notes (Microsoft Word 49kB Dec10 03)
  • Field Trip Policy (Microsoft Word 30kB Dec3 03)
  • Reflections on the values and ethics about sampling at classic geological locations
    • Geissman, J.W., Marion, R., and Smyers, N., 1987, Paleomagnetic sampling using portable drilling equipment; virtue, vice, and/or criminal offense?: Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, vol. 68;30, p. 650.
  • Montana State University Experiential Education Program

Wednesday, July 9


6:45 AM Breakfast 

7:30 AM Vans depart for all day field trip to the Stillwater Complex. 


~6:00 PM Dinner at Yellowstone-Bighorn Research Association (Microsoft Word 27kB Dec1 03) field camp in Red Lodge. Lodging at Chateau Rouge and Best Western in Red Lodge. 

Thursday, July 10


7:00 AM Breakfast At Chateau Rouge 

All Day field trip to Beartooth Highway, into Yellowstone National Park. 

Selected Literature

  • Mueller, P.A., Locke, W.W., Wooden, J.L., 1987, A study in contrasts; Archean and Quaternary geology of the Beartooth Highway, Montana and Wyoming, in Beus, S.S., ed., Rocky Mountain Section of the Geological Society of America, Centennial Field Guide v. 2: Boulder, Geological Society of America, p.75-78.
  • Pierce, W.G., 1987, Heart Mountain detachment fault and clastic dikes of fault breccia, and Heart Mountain break-away fault, Wyoming and Montana, in Beus, S.S., ed., Rocky Mountain Section of the Geological Society of America, Centennial Field Guide v. 2: Boulder, Geological Society of America, p.147-154.

~6:00 PM Arrive Yellowstone National Park, Canyon Village 
Dinner in Canyon Village cafeteria 

Friday, July 11


7:00 AM Breakfast in Canyon Village cafeteria 

All Day field trip in Yellowstone National Park (more info) , caldera and geothermal features 


Selected Literature

  • Christiansen, R.L., Hutchinson, R.A., 1987, Rhyolite-basalt volcanism of the Yellowstone Plateau and hydrothermal activity of Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, in Beus, S.S., ed., Rocky Mountain Section of the Geological Society of America, Centennial Field Guide v. 2: Boulder, Geological Society of America, p. 165-172.
  • Richmond, G.M., 1987, Geology and evolution of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, in Beus, S.S., ed., Rocky Mountain Section of the Geological Society of America, Centennial Field Guide v. 2: Boulder, Geological Society of America, p. 155-160.
  • Christiansen, R.L., Embree, G.F., 1987, Island Park Idaho: transition from rhyolites of the Yellowstone Plateau to basalts of the Snake River Plain, in Beus, S.S., ed., Rocky Mountain Section of the Geological Society of America, Centennial Field Guide v. 2: Boulder, Geological Society of America, p. 103-108.

~5:30 PM Swimming and Western barbeque at Chico Hot Springs 

~10:00 PM Return to Montana State University 

Saturday, July 12


Magma crystallization with M M candies.
7:00 AM BREAKFAST 

8:30 Welcome remarks and charge for the day 

9:00 Discussion I - What should be in a petrology course? (Microsoft Word 21kB Nov20 03) 


10:00 Report out 

10:15 BREAK 

10:45 Discussion II - Relationship of petrology to earth system science and the larger curriculum (Microsoft Word 23kB Nov20 03) 


11:45 Report out 

12:00 PM LUNCH 

1:30 - 3:00 Demonstrations I 

Jennifer Wenner 
Magma modification in the Sierra Nevada Batholith 

Allen Glazner 
Geologic history of a volcanic terrane 

John W. Goodge 
Extending Mineralogy by Electron Microprobe Analysis 

Dexter Perkins 
Setting and Course Design 

Steve R. Dunn 
Stable isotopes in contact metamorphism of carbonate rocks 

3:00 BREAK 

3:30 - 5:00 Demonstrations II 

Robert K. Smith 
Plagioclase zoning: A useful tool for understanding planetary magmatic processes and recognizing sequences of magmatic events 

Benjamin R. Edwards 
Magmatic viscosity: controls and implications for volcanism 

Marc M. Hirschmann 
Melts Software 

Alan Boyle 
Assesment Strategies and Tips (Microsoft Word 29kB Dec2 03) 

Dave Bailey 
Petrology and Structural Geology 

5:00 Daily wrap up and "road check" 

5:30 DINNER 

7:00 Evening networking 

Sunday, July 13


7:00 AM BREAKFAST 

8:15 Daily introduction 

8:30 Working group session I 
(Groups to remain the same for all working group sessions) 

  • Igneous Rock Suites (Plutonic) I - Karl Wirth
  • Igneous Rock Suites II (Volcanic) - John Creasey
  • Modeling and Databases - Barb Dutrow
  • Metamorphic Rock Suites - Cam Davidson
  • Experiments in Petrology - John Brady
  • Phase Equilibria - Dexter Perkins
  • Geodynamic Petrology - Jane Selverstone


10:00 BREAK 

10:30 Discussion III - Alternative pedagogies: What works? (Microsoft Word 21kB Nov20 03) 


12:00 PM LUNCH 

1:30 - 3:00 Demonstrations III 

Donna L. Whitney 
Calculating pressures and temperatures of petrologic events (geothermobarometry) 

Brian Hausback 
Correlation of air-fall tephras at Mount St. Helens 

Wendy J. Harrison and Richard F. Wendlandt 
Weathering of Igneous, Metamorphic, and Sedimentary Rocks in a Semi-Arid Climate - An Engineering Application of Petrology 

John Webster 
Incorporating Research into Petrology Courses 

Karl Wirth 
Illustrating fractional crystallization with an M&M magma chamber 

3:00 BREAK 

3:30 - 5:00 Demonstrations IV 

Dori Farthing 
Metallurgical slag as a teaching tool-quenching in a binary eutectic system 

Jane Selverstone 
Progressive metamorphism of pelitic rocks - translating from AFM space to P-T space 

John B. Brady 
Using kitchen chemistry and the concept of saturation to help students understand igneous phase diagrams 

Christopher D. Condit 
Dynamic Digital Maps 

Lee Ann Srogi 
Portfolios in petrology: enhancing teaching and learning 

5:00 Evaluations 

~5:15 Vans to Hyalite Canyon for hikes and barbecue 

Monday, July 14


7:00 AM BREAKFAST 

8:15 Daily introduction 

8:30 Demonstrations V (repeat of II) 

Robert K. Smith 
Plagioclase zoning: A useful tool for understanding planetary magmatic processes and recognizing sequences of magmatic events 

Benjamin R. Edwards 
Magmatic viscosity: controls and implications for volcanism 

Marc M. Hirschmann 
Melts Software 

Alan Boyle 
Assessment Strategies and Tips (Microsoft Word 29kB Dec2 03) 

Dave Bailey 
Petrology and Structural Geology 

10:00 BREAK 

10:30 - 12:00 Demonstrations VI (repeat of I) 

Jennifer Wenner 
Magma modification in the Sierra Nevada Batholith 

Allen Glazner 
Geologic history of a volcanic terrane 

John W. Goodge 
Extending Mineralogy by Electron Microprobe Analysis 

Dexter Perkins 
Goal Setting and Course Design 

Steve R. Dunn 
Stable isotopes in contact metamorphism of carbonate rocks 

12:00 PM LUNCH 

1:30 Working groups II 
Same groups, same rooms, except Igneous Rock Suites II - Volcanic, with John Creasy. Meet all afternoon and prepare work plan and needs, make assignments, and outline next steps. 

6:00 DINNER 

7:00 Demo night - Talk with publishers and equipment manufacturers 

Tuesday, July 15


7:00 AM BREAKFAST 

8:15 Daily introduction 

8:30 Working groups III 
Prepare work plan and needs, identify who does what, and outline next steps. 

10:00 BREAK 

10:30 - 12:00 Demonstrations VII (repeat of IV) 

Dori Farthing 
Metallurgical slag as a teaching tool-quenching in a binary eutectic system 

Jane Selverstone 
Progressive metamorphism of pelitic rocks - translating from AFM space to P-T space 

John B. Brady 
Using kitchen chemistry and the concept of saturation to help students understand igneous phase diagrams 

Christopher D. Condit 
Dynamic Digital Maps 

Lee Ann Srogi 
Portfolios in petrology: enhancing teaching and learning 

12:00 PM LUNCH 

1:30-3:00 Demonstrations VIII (repeat of III) 

Donna L. Whitney 
Calculating pressures and temperatures of petrologic events (geothermobarometry) 

Brian Hausback 
Correlation of air-fall tephras at Mount St. Helens 

Wendy J. Harrison and Richard F. Wendlandt 
Weathering of Igneous, Metamorphic, and Sedimentary Rocks in a Semi-Arid Climate - An Engineering Application of Petrology 

John Webster 
Incorporating Research into Petrology Courses 

Karl Wirth 
Illustrating fractional crystallization with an M&M magma chamber 

3:00 BREAK 

3:30 - 5:00 Discussion IV - What next? (Microsoft Word 20kB Nov20 03) 

5:30 - 6:00 Shuttles to dinner at the Ale Works in downtown Bozeman.

Wednesday, July 16


7:00 - 8:00 BREAKFAST 

Check out from dorms. Shuttles depart to Gallatin Field Airport.

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