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GEOL0170Y-F12

The Dynamic Earth
Dynamic Earth Lab

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
Course Reference Number (CRN):
90260

Course

GEOL0170

All Sections in Fall 2012

Fall 2012

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