Mid-Ocean Ridge Observations
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This page first made public: Jun 1, 2012
It could also be used for an upper-level tectonics class or seminar if it was pitched at a slightly higher level.
I have tried it in an introductory class, but some of the students were a little bit lost.
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Fast and slow spreading ridges
Ophiolite Sequences and Structure of Oceanic Crust and Upper Mantle
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Description and Teaching Materials
The file attached is for instructors on how to run the activity. There are no handouts needed for students.Instructor Information for Mid-Ocean Ridge Observations (Microsoft Word 25kB May6 12)