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2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOL 370 - Earth Structure and Geophysics

4 Credit Hours
Stress and strain. Mechanics and recognition of geologic structures ― faults, joints, folds, foliations, lineations, microstructures. Introductory plate tectonics and introductory earthquake and reflection seismology. Laboratory ― geologic map interpretation, cross-section construction, fabric diagrams, fault-plane solutions, strain analysis, and seismic interpretation. Field work includes field observation and measurement, recording data, and regional geology.

Contact Hour Distribution: 3 hours lecture and one 2-hour lab.
(RE) Prerequisite(s): Mathematics 142.
Recommended Background: 310, 330, 340, and Physics 135 or consent of instructor.

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