Fall 2007 not offered
Structural geology is the study of the physical evidence and processes of rock deformation including jointing, faulting, folding, and flow. These structures provide insight into the evolution of the earth's crust, geologic hazards (earthquakes, volcanoes, and landslides), and distribution of natural resources and contaminants. This course introduces the theoretical foundations, observational techniques, and analytical methods used in modern structural geology. Geologic structures are studied in the field and from published data sets and are analyzed to understand fundamental processes.
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: E&ES101 OR E&ES199 OR E&ES106 OR E&ES115 OR [E&ES197 or BIOL197]
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (E&ES)(ENVS-MN)(ENVS)(IDEA-MN)(PSCI-MN)(SISP)
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Two exams, two short writing assignments
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
E&ES 225 (a field course), must be taken concurrently.
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