Global Tectonics

Earth 320: Global Tectonics

Offered Spring 2017

T,Th 11am-12:20pm in Tech F285.

Pre-requisites: MATH 220 or MATH 224, Physics 135-1 or equivalent, or permission of Instructor.

Lab Section: Wednesday, 10am-11:50am

Instructor: Seth Stein

This course explores plate tectonics, the primary process driving Earth’s evolution and functioning, which makes Earth different from neighboring planets.  Topics include how plates move, how their boundaries operate, how these have changed over time, and the resulting natural hazards. Lab will involve learning to use software to describe present and past plate motions.

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