GO 326 Plate Tectonics
ES 767 Global Tectonics
James S. Aber
A global study of plate tectonics as a unifying solid-earth
theory, which explains continental and oceanic geology
of the past and present. Tectonic evolution of Eurasia
and the Americas. Scientific development and applications
of plate tectonics.
This course deals with volcanoes, earthquakes, seafloor spreading, mountain building,
continental drift, and their impact on global environments. Special topics include
Cenozoic volcanism and neotectonics. An introductory background in physical geology,
as well as basic chemistry and physics, is necessary to undertake this course.
Complete course syllabus.
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