LPEG Short Courses

2022 - 23 Lowell Program in Economic Geology Short Courses

Field Course in Ore Deposits Mapping, 2022 (16th Annual) (GEOS 504B)

Arrive in Las Vegas Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Short Course runs from Thursday, September 1- Saturday, September 10, 2022

Leave Las Vegas Sunday, September 11

Field Course

This intensive field course deals with advanced methods in ore deposits mapping. Hydrothermal fluid systems are examined in the context of local to regional structural and magmatic evolution, highlighting how mapping is used to understand mineral zoning, time-space relations, and fundamental phase equilibria. The course includes lectures, mapping exercises, and field trips.

Length: 10 days Place:  Nevada and California
Instructors: Mark Barton, Eric Seedorff
Course Number: GEOS 504B, 1 unit
Non-credit Cost:

$3,500 before 7/22/22

$3,700 after 7/22/22

Registration Deadline: August 15, 2022

Registration will open on March 7, 2022

 Course Brief Description

Registration Form

 Course Announcement and Important information

Requirements for Non-US Citizen Participants

Porphyry Short Course 2022 (18th Annual)(GEOS 504C)

Short Course on  Porphyr, IOCG, and Alcalic Cu and Au Deposits

December 6-15,  2022

Lecture, Laboratory, and Field Course

This intensive course deals with the lithologic, structural, and geochemical characteristics of porphyry deposit types. It focuses on mineral exploration geology and how it can influence metallurgical, engineering, economic, and historical aspects of mining. The course includes lectures, laboratory exercises, and field trips to selected ore systems

Length: 10 days
Place: Marriot University Park Hotel
Field Sites: Arizona
Laboratory: UA Gould-Simpson Building Instructors: Eric SeedorffMark Barton, & others
Course Number: GEOS 504C, 1 unit
Non-credit Cost:

$3,500 before November 18, 2022

$3,700 after November 18, 2022

Registration Deadline: November 25 

Registration will open on July 5, 2022. 

Short Course Brief Description

Short Course Announcement

Registration Form

Logistics / Itinerary Agenda/ TBA

Requirements for Non-US Citizens Participants

Short Course on Structural Geology for Exploration and Mine Geologists

Jointly sponsored by Lowell Program in Economic Geology and the Arizona Geological Survey

The University of Arizona.  March 19-28, 2023 in Tucson AZ.

Registration OPENS DECEMBER 1, 2022

Please go to this link: to download a document with a comprehensive description and important information regarding this short course. 

Registration Form 


Length: 10 days

Place: Marriot University Park Hotel
Field Sites: Arizona
Course Number: N/A
Non-credit Cost:  $3,700 


For inquiries in English or Spanish, for  more information, or  if you would like to register for any of our upcoming short courses 

please contact  Rocio Brambila: 

Department of Geosciences

Lowell Program in Economic Geology

Program Coordinator.

Tel: 520-626-4962

Fax: 520-621-2672
Email: brambila@arizona.edu