Geodwipa Training Services

Discipline : J. Geological Field Trip / 3. Field Trip Locations
Duration : 5 Days
Level : Skilled
Delivery Mechanism : Fieldtrip

(SUMATERA) Regional Geology of Sumatra Fault System Field Trip, Padang - Bukit Tinggi, West Sumatra

Sumatra island, Indonesia, can not be separated from Bukit Barisan and the Sumatran Fault. And the most ideal place to learn the relationship is Bukit Tinggi Bukit Tinggi, an exotic city in West Sumatra. This fieldtrip invites the participants to visit key locations to learn how the Bukit Barisan Mountains that are buffers to Sumatra Island are formed, and how the role of the Sumatran Fault shift that continues to continuesly thrill the island. Participants will be also guided to local tourism destinations in Padang and Bukit Tinggi.

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Day Main Field Trip Activity Geotourism
1 Arrival in Padang and technical briefing Air Manis beach and Malin Kundang site tour
2 Discussion and observation about Gunung Talang volcanism and tectonic Singkarak lake formation in Solok Bukit Kili hot spring and Singkarak lake tour
3 Discussion and observation about Ombilin basin formation in Sawah Lunto Baso Pagaruyung palace tour
4 Discussion and observation about Ngarai Sianok valley and volcanic Lake Maninjau formation Ngarai Sianok and lake Maninjau tour
5 Departure from Padang Souvenir shopping tour
Regional Geology of Sumatra Fault System Field Trip is set for Geologist, Geophysicist, Petrophysic, Engineers who are interested to know the regional geology of Sumatra Fault System.
Field trip leader is from Departemen Teknik Geologi Universitas Gadjah Mada with PhD or Doctor degree in geology.
Every month from January - December based on the minimum participants quota (minimum 15 participants). The training will be delivered in field trip. The accommodation during the course are included: free B/L/D during the course, field trip gears, insurance, geotourism and city tour.

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