EARTH 351 - Earth Structure
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Earth and Environmental Sciences (EARTH)
Department: LSA Earth & Environmental Sciences
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in EARTH 451 or 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:

The course uses a combination of characterization, theory and application to examine solid Earth geology. Topics include: deformation structures; mechanics, strain and rock rheology; deformation mechanisms; whole-Earth structure; principles of plate tectonics; major tectonic settings; regional applications. See http://psgt.earth.lsa.umich.edu/ for an outline of course material.

Course Requirements:

Earth majors: Intro to Geology or equivalent.

Intended Audience:

The course is aimed at students with an interest in geology beyond the introductory level, benefiting from an understanding of deformation processes and applications on all scales.

Class Format:

Weekly: two 1.5 hr lectures, one lab session.

EARTH 351 - Earth Structure
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
22358
Open
36
 
-
 
002 (LAB)
P
22361
Open
12
 
-
 
003 (LAB)
P
23976
Open
12
 
-
 
004 (LAB)
P
23810
Open
12
 
-
 
005 (LAB)
P
22362
Closed
0
 
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Coursepack Location:
http://psgt.earth.lsa.umich.edu/
Note:
Fully subsidized access to online text for enrolled U-M students: http://psgt.earth.lsa.umich.edu/
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