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Explore with GEO field trips

In GEO courses, you'll be outside the classroom as much as possible exploring mines, quarries, sand dunes, and much more.

A field trip to a gypsum mine

A trip to a gypsum mine in Wyoming, Mich.

Recent field trips include:

  • Au Sable Institute of Environmental Studies - Mancelona, Michigan
  • Limestone Quarries - Alpena, Michigan
  • Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore (and surrounding area) - Traverse City, Michigan
  • Bruce Peninsula - Tobermory, Ontario
  • Grand Valley State University Archaeology Lab - Allendale, Michigan
  • Gypsum Mines - Wyoming, Michigan
  • National Weather Service Forecast Center - Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Shedd Aquarium - Chicago, Illinois
  • Silver Lake Dunes - Hart, Michigan
  • Stratified Glacial Deposits - Southern Kent County, Michigan
  • W.G. Jackson Research Vessel - Lake Michigan at Grand Haven, Michigan