ESCI 734 (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: 16049
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. Lab.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Prerequisite(s): ESCI 401 and MATH 426 and PHYS 408
Cross listed with : ESCI 834.01
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
Final Exam 12/15/2023 12/15/2023 F 10:30am - 12:30pm 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.