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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 trip to a gypsum mine in Wyoming, Michigan (no longer offered)

A field trip to a gypsum mine

Bruce Peninsula - Tobermory, Ontario

Coastal Ice - Lake Michigan

FYRES: Dunes

Fossil Hunting at LaFarge Quarry - Alpena Michigan

Silver Lake Dunes - Hart, Michigan

National Weather Service Forecast Center - Grand Rapids, Michigan

Stratified Glacial Deposits - Southern Kent County, Michigan


Other recent field trips include:

  • Au Sable Institute of Environmental Studies - Mancelona, Michigan
  • Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore (and surrounding area) - Traverse City, Michigan
  • Grand Valley State University Archaeology Lab - Allendale, Michigan
  • Shedd Aquarium - Chicago, Illinois
  • W.G. Jackson Research Vessel - Lake Michigan at Grand Haven, Michigan