ESCI 756 (01) - Geotectonics

Geotectonics

Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences
Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   5  
CRN: 55945
The geological record of plate tectonics past and present. The first part of the course focuses on modern tectonic settings with an emphasis on plate geometries, geodynamical processes, and sedimentary products. The second part of the course focuses on reconstructing ancient tectonic settings with an emphasis on methodology (paleomagnetism, basin analysis, provenance) and case studies (e.g. India-Asia collision). Field trip. Prereq: ESCI 614 or ESCI 631 or permission. Special fee. Writing intensive.
Department Approval Required. Contact Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Joel Johnson

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 TR 11:10am - 12:30pm JAMS 254