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GEOL0170

The Dynamic Earth

The Dynamic Earth
Sea-floor spreading and continental drift, earthquakes and volcanoes, origin and evolution of mountain systems, and concepts of plate tectonics are viewed in light of the geology of ocean basins and continents. Modern processes such as river, coastal, wind, and glaciers will be studied and their effect on shaping the geologic landscape. Laboratory: field problems in Vermont geology; interpretation of geologic maps, regional tectonic synthesis. 3 hrs. lect./3 hrs. lab/field trips
Subject:
Geology
Department:
Geology
Division:
Natural Sciences
Requirements Fulfilled:
SCI
Equivalent Courses:

Sections

Fall 2014

GEOL0170A-F14 Lecture (Munroe, West)
GEOL0170Y-F14 Lab (Munroe, West)
GEOL0170Z-F14 Lab (Munroe, West)

Fall 2013

GEOL0170A-F13 Lecture (Manley, West)
GEOL0170Y-F13 Lab (Manley, West)
GEOL0170Z-F13 Lab (Manley, West)

Fall 2012

GEOL0170A-F12 Lecture (West)
GEOL0170Y-F12 Lab (West)
GEOL0170Z-F12 Lab (West)

Fall 2011

GEOL0170A-F11 Lecture (Manley)
GEOL0170Y-F11 Lab (Manley)
GEOL0170Z-F11 Lab (Manley)

Fall 2010

GEOL0170A-F10 Lecture (Ryan)
GEOL0170Y-F10 Lab (Ryan)
GEOL0170Z-F10 Lab (Ryan)

Fall 2009

GEOL0170A-F09 Lecture (Manley, West)
GEOL0170Y-F09 Lab (Manley, West)
GEOL0170Z-F09 Lab (Manley, West)

Fall 2008

GEOL0170A-F08 Lecture (West)
GEOL0170Y-F08 Lab (West)
GEOL0170Z-F08 Lab (West)

Fall 2007

GEOL0170A-F07 Lecture (West)
GEOL0170Y-F07 Lab (West)
GEOL0170Z-F07 Lab (West)

Fall 2006

GEOL0170A-F06 Lecture (Coish, Manley)
GEOL0170Y-F06 Lab (Coish, Manley)
GEOL0170Z-F06 Lab (Coish, Manley)

Fall 2005

GEOL0170A-F05 Lecture (Manley)
GEOL0170B-F05 Lecture (Manley)
GEOL0170Y-F05 Lab (Manley)
GEOL0170Z-F05 Lab (Manley)

Fall 2004

GEOL0170A-F04 Lecture (Manley)
GEOL0170B-F04 Lecture (Manley)
GEOL0170Y-F04 Lab (Manley)
GEOL0170Z-F04 Lab (Manley)

Fall 2003

GEOL0170A-F03 Lecture (West)
GEOL0170B-F03 Lecture (West)
GEOL0170Y-F03 Lab (West)
GEOL0170Z-F03 Lab (West)