The Geology Section focuses on the geology of southwestern BC, mainly through a series of self-guided tours. From time to time field trips are organized that are posted on Nature Vancouver EVENTS CALENDAR. Please contact David Cook for more information
Self Guided Geology Tours by David Cook
- Cypress Provincial Park – Collins Ski Run to Mt. Strachan.
- Seymour Provincial Park – Downhill Ski Area to the Peak of Mt Seymour.
- Stanley Park.
- Cypress Parkway
- Sea to Sky Highway
Self-guided Geology Tour by Bob Turner and John Clague
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.
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