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2010-2011 Catalog 
2010-2011 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOL 456 - 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 tutorial format requires reading and discussion of tectonics literature, and active participation and discussion by all students. Field trip and research project required. Taught alternate years.

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

Credits: 3
Grade Mode: L

Sciences and Technology

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