GEOL 0170

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
Natural Sciences
Requirements Fulfilled:
Equivalent Courses:
GEOL 0111
ECSC 0111
GEOL 0112
ECSC 0142
GEOL 0142
ECSC 0170


Fall 2020

GEOL0170A-F20 Lecture
GEOL0170Y-F20 Lab
GEOL0170Z-F20 Lab

Fall 2019

GEOL0170A-F19 Lecture (Ryan)
GEOL0170Y-F19 Lab (Ryan)
GEOL0170Z-F19 Lab (Ryan)

Fall 2018

GEOL0170A-F18 Lecture (West)
GEOL0170Y-F18 Lab (West)
GEOL0170Z-F18 Lab (West)

Fall 2016

GEOL0170A-F16 Lecture (Mnich)
GEOL0170Y-F16 Lab (Mnich)
GEOL0170Z-F16 Lab (Mnich)

Fall 2015

GEOL0170A-F15 Lecture (Manley)
GEOL0170Y-F15 Lab (Manley)
GEOL0170Z-F15 Lab (Manley)

Fall 2014

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

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

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

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)