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Course Descriptions

These course descriptions were submitted by participants in the 2012 workshop.


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Structural Geology
Sarah Brownlee, Wayne State University
This is a required course for the Geology majors, and it covers the basics of structural geology including stress, strain, and deformation, and identifying structures. We use the text "Structural Geology of ...

Subject: Geology: Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology

Interpreting Earth History
Andrew Moore, Earlham College

Subject: Geology: Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology

Plate Tectonics
Rory McFadden, Salem State University
A systematic treatment of the geology and geophysics of plate tectonics, based on present knowledge of the structure and physical properties of the Earth's interior. Included are present kinematics of plate ...

Subject: Geology: Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics

Structural Geology
Seth Kruckenberg, University of Wisconsin-Madison
The prime purpose of this course is to improve your understanding of the deformation of the Earth's lithosphere, which is the focus of the study of structural geology. In my view, a first course in structural ...

Subject: Geology: Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology, Tectonics

Introduction to Geophysics
Scott Marshall
This course provides an introduction to the application of physics to study geologic structures, phenomenon, and processes. Geophysics is a large and diverse field, thus only selected methods will be covered. ...

Subject: Geology: Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics

Active Tectonics and Urban Geology Field Trip
George Davis, The University of Arizona
Teaching of Active Tectonics provides context for examining contemporary deformation of the earth's crust as seen in regional examples and in the context of data and information drawn from regional tectonics, ...

Subject: Geology: Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Geophysics, Structural Geology

Introduction to Geophysics
YoungHee Kim, Seoul National University
An introduction to the geophysics of the solid earth; structure and composition of the earth; interactions between crust, mantle, and core; imaging of the interior via seismic imaging tools

Subject: Geology: Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics

Physics of the Earth
Rob Sternberg, Franklin and Marshall College
To gain a basic understanding of physics applied to the solid earth. (For this course, the "solid earth" will exclude the atmosphere, ionosphere, and hydrosphere, although these could be included in a ...

Subject: Geology: Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics

Structural Geology
Sarah Titus, Carleton College
This is a pretty standard upper-level Structural Geology course.

Subject: Geology: Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology

Graham Andrews
Bi-weekly seminar focused on the reading of short, high-impact journal articles on "hot-topics" in tectonics.

Subject: Geology: Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics

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