GEOL 0301

Plate Tectonics- World Geology

Plate Tectonics and World Geology
Tectonics refers to the many processes associated with development of regional-scale geologic features. These features include the origin and evolution of mountain belts, the growth of continents and ocean basins, and the causes of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. The challenge of tectonic analysis lies in the accumulation and synthesis of a wide range of geologic information in an attempt to reconstruct the tectonic history of a particular region. An overnight weekend field trip towards the end of the semester will introduce students firsthand to the tectonic elements of the Appalachians. (GEOL 0112 or GEOL 0161 or GEOL 0170 or by waiver) 3 hrs. lect.
Natural Sciences
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Fall 2021

GEOL0301A-F21 Lecture

Spring 2020

GEOL0301A-S20 Lecture (Walowski)

Fall 2017

GEOL0301A-F17 Lecture (Amidon)

Fall 2016

GEOL0301A-F16 Lecture (Amidon)

Spring 2015

GEOL0301A-S15 Lecture (West)

Spring 2013

GEOL0301A-S13 Lecture (Amidon)
GEOL0301Z-S13 Lab (Amidon)

Spring 2011

GEOL0301A-S11 Lecture (Amidon)
GEOL0301Z-S11 Lab (Amidon)

Spring 2009

GEOL0301A-S09 Lecture (Koteas)
GEOL0301Z-S09 Lab (Koteas)

Spring 2007

GEOL0301A-S07 Lecture (West)

Spring 2005

GEOL0301A-S05 Lecture (West)