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GEOL 385 Earth Structure and Tectonics

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Prerequisites: Any 100/200 level GEOG or GEOL course. MATH 104  (or concurrently) recommended.
Co-requisites: GEOL 385L.

Study of the mechanics and physics of rock deformation, the origin of geologic structures, plate tectonics, and global mountain-building processes.  Includes application of structural geology to environmental and geotechnical engineering problems.  Lab emphasizes geometric problem solving and Appalachian field studies.


Three hours lecture, three hours lab or field.