Course Descriptions

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


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Geologic Structures and Map Interpretation
Genet Duke, Northeastern Illinois University
Determination of the attitude and thickness of inclined strata and their bearing on outcrop patterns; preparation of geological maps from given field data; and interpretations of aerial photos, topographic maps, ...

Subject: Geology: Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology

Structural geology
Howell Bosbyshell, West Chester University of Pennsylvania
Determination of the sequential development and the forces involved in the various structural features of the earth.

Subject: Geology: Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology

Global Tectonics
David Greene, Denison University
A study of geologic and tectonic processes at the global scale. Major topics include plate tectonic theory and development, plate geometries, processes at plate margins, volcanic arcs, collisional orogenies and ...

Subject: Geology: Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics

Structural Geology (EAS 425)
Kyle Fredrick, California University of Pennsylvania
Conventional Structural Geology course with a primary focus on recognizing and measuring structure. Considerable time is spent on graphical analysis of structures (3-point problems, stereonets, remote and field ...

Subject: Geology: Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology

Global tectonics
John Weber, Grand Valley State University
Global Tectonics is our capstone course. Half of the course is devoted to getting a handle on basic plate kinematics (which is not covered explicitly in any other courses). Half of the course explores topics that ...

Subject: Geology: Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics

Structural Geology
Angela Moore, Guilford College
An introductory structural geology course that includes the study of stress and strain, rheology, qualitative aspects of brittle and ductile deformation processes, and descriptive analysis. Tectonics is also ...

Subject: Geology: Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology

Structural Geology
Jack Loveless, Smith College
Introductory structural geology

Subject: Geology: Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology

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
course link: http://www.appstate.edu/~marshallst/GLY3160/ (link down) This course provides an introduction to the application of physics to study geologic structures, phenomenon, and processes. Geophysics is a ...

Subject: Geology: Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics

The Plate Tectonics Revolution
Emily Peterman, Bowdoin College
Although only ~40 years old, the theory of plate tectonics provides a global framework to understand such varied phenomena as earthquakes, volcanoes, ocean basins and mountain systems both on continents (e.g. the ...

Subject: Geology: Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics


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