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GEOL 312

Structural Geology and Tectonics (more info)

Fundamentals of the deformation of the lithosphere ranging from plate to atomic scales; stress, strain, experimental rock deformation, microscopic mechanisms and mechanical behaviors; analysis of faults, folds, flow and rock fabrics; subsurface interpretation; regional tectonics of selected areas; practical experience in geometric and kinematic analysis, constructing balanced cross sections.

Prerequisites: GEOL 104 or GEOL 150 or equivalent; MATH 151MATH 152 and PHYS 218.

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