GEOL 573: Geodynamics and Plate Tectonics (3)

Study of physical processes in the solid Earth and of geophysical approaches to studying Earth systems at regional and global scales. Topics include global potential fields, thermal regime, rheology and Earth deformation, earthquakes and seismic structure, plate motions and global tectonics. (Same as PHSX 528.) Prerequisite: An introductory course in geology, MATH 116 or MATH 122, and PHSX 115 or PHSX 212 or PHSX 214. LEC
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