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GEOL0300Z-F12

Introduction to Petrology
Introduction to Petrology Lab

Introduction to Petrology
An introduction to processes involved in the formation of igneous and metamorphic rocks. The first half of the course includes inquiry into the classification, plate tectonic setting, and evolution of volcanic and plutonic igneous rocks. The second half includes study of progressive metamorphism, the pressure-temperature- time history of metamorphic rocks, and the relation between metamorphism and plate tectonics. Labs will include thin section studies of igneous and metamorphic rocks, as well as field trips in Vermont and the Adirondacks. (GEOL 0211) 3 hrs. lect., 3 hrs. lab/field trips
Course Reference Number (CRN):
92617

Course

GEOL0300

All Sections in Fall 2012

Fall 2012

GEOL0300A-F12 Lecture (Coish)
GEOL0300Z-F12 Lab (Coish)