ESCI 834 (01) - Geophysics


Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Full Term (08/28/2023 - 12/11/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 16047
Special Fees: $20.00
The structure of the solid Earth, including the continental and oceanic lithosphere and the deep interior as revealed by investigations of seismic waves, the Earth's gravitational and magnetic fields, heat flow, and earthquakes. Undergraduate course in physical geology, one year of calculus, one year of college physics required.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Cross listed with : ESCI 734.01
Instructors: Sophie Coulson

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 W 1:10pm - 3:30pm JAMS 252
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 MWF 11:10am - 12:00pm JAMS 254
Additional Course Details: 

This course focuses on the structure of the Earth and dynamic processes within it. Topics include: plate tectonics, earthquakes and seismic waves, mantle convection, rheology and ice age dynamics, Earth's gravity field and geodesy, and the geodynamo.