2018-2019 University Catalogue 
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2018-2019 University Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GEOL 418 - Tectonics Seminar

Analyzes large-scale structures of the Earth’s crust and interior. There is particular emphasis on the interpretation of modern and ancient orogenic belts in terms of plate tectonics models. Includes discussion of the details of plate boundary structures and plate interactions, evolution of the Earth’s lithosphere through geologic time, and the use of isotopes in geological investigations. Student presentations are required.

Credits: 1.00
Corequisite: None
Prerequisites: GEOL 235   (may be taken concurrently)
Major/Minor Restrictions: None
Class Restriction: None
Area of Inquiry: Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Liberal Arts CORE: None

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