GEOSCI 351 - Structural Geology
Section: 001
Term: WN 2010
Subject: Geological Sciences (GEOSCI)
Department: LSA Earth & Environmental Sciences
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
BS
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in GEOSCI 451.
Advisory Prerequisites:
One introductory geological sciences laboratory course.
Other Course Info:
W.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description and analysis of geological structures in the Earth's crust and introduction to global tectonics. Three lectures and one laboratory session weekly. The following topics are covered: the description of geological structures; the kinematics and dynamics of folding and faulting; stress, strain, deformation and rheology; introduction to dislocation theory; micro-structural analysis; principles of plate tectonics; selected orogenic systems of the world. This is a core course for concentrators, but is open to all who want to have a basic knowledge of geology.

GEOSCI 351 - Structural Geology
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
13587
Open
29
 
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002 (LAB)
P
13589
Open
7
 
-
 
003 (LAB)
P
13591
Open
9
 
-
 
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ISBN: 9780393924671
Earth structure : an introduction to structural geology and tectonics, Author: Van der Pluijm, Ben A., 1955-, Publisher: W.W. Norton 2004
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