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Define field geology in general?  

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ibi | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted April 1, 2009 at 1:34 AM via web

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Define field geology in general?

 

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krystalce | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 1) Valedictorian

Posted October 26, 2012 at 7:44 PM (Answer #1)

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Generally, geology is the study of the Earth. There are, however, many sub-fields of geology such as fossils, rocks and minerals, volcanos, the land masses, ext. While there are many fields of geology, they all overlap in their studies. Examples would be the mineral composition of a fossil could help determin how old it is or how the shifting of the techtonic plates (land masses) could cause a volcano to erupt.

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