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GEOL 318 - Structural Geology


An overview of deformation in the earth’s crust and introduction to tools for analysis of geologic structures. Topics include geometry and development of faults, folds and rock fabrics; stress, strain, and rheology; interpretation of geologic maps and cross sections. Field and laboratory exercises are major components. One section each year is taught entirely in the field.

Prerequisites & Notes: GEOL 211 or GEOL 211A; GEOL 212; PHYS 114 or higher
Credits: 5
Grade Mode: Letter



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