The Geology Section focuses on the geology of southwestern BC, mainly through a series of self-guided tours. Please contact David Cook for more information.
Check out the calendar of events page for Geology field trips or contact David Cook for more information.
SELF GUIDED GEOLOGY TOURS
David Cook has written several self-guided geology tours that are available below (links to be added soon).
- Interpretive Geology of Cypress Provincial Park: a self-guided geology tour up the Collins Ski Run to Mt. Strachan.
- Self-guiding geology tour in Seymour Provincial Park from the downhill ski area to the peak of Mt Seymour.
- Self-guiding geology tour of Stanley Park.
PHYSICAL GEOLOGY ONLINE TEXTBOOK
This is a comprehensive introductory text on the physical aspects of geology, including rocks and minerals, plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, glaciation, groundwater, streams, coasts, mass wasting, climate change, planetary geology and much more.
It has a strong emphasis on examples from western Canada, especially British Columbia, and also includes a chapter devoted to the geological history of western Canada.
The book is a collaboration of faculty from Earth Science departments at Universities and Colleges across British Columbia and elsewhere.
Photos by David Cook