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Volcanology Lab Course
E&ES 381
Fall 2008
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: E&ES 581

In the lab class we work on volcanic rocks (chemical analyses), carry out experiments with our backyard volcano (explosions registered on video) and with artificial lava flows, and we take field trips to study volcanic outcrops in New England.

Essential Capabilities: Designing, Creating, and Realizing, Quantitative Reasoning
Students design experiments that simulate volcanic processes. Students calculate rates of cooling and dispersal of volcanic materials from experimental data.
Credit: .5 Gen Ed Area Dept: None
Course Format: LaboratoryGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: E&ES213 AND E&ES215
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

Last Updated on MAY-29-2024
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