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2014-2015 Catalog 
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GEOL 556 - Principles of Orogeny Seminar

Study of geological and geophysical aspects of continental tectonics and mountain-building processes. Topics may include thermochronology, heat flow, metamorphic petrology, structural geology, tectonic geomorphology, plate tectonics, and geodesy. The combined lecture and seminar format requires reading and discussion by all students. Field trip, research projects, and oral presentations required. Taught alternate years.

Prerequisites & Notes:
GEOL 318, GEOL 352, GEOL 406, GEOL 409, GEOL 410

Credits: 4
Grade Mode: Letter

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