ESCI 756 (01) - Geotectonics


Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences
Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2023 - Full Term (01/24/2023 - 05/08/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 56240
Special Fees: $20.00
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.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Joel Johnson

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/24/2023 5/8/2023 TR 11:10am - 12:30pm JAMS 254