Middlebury

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
Subject:
Geology
Department:
Geology
Division:
Natural Sciences
Requirements Fulfilled:
SCI
Equivalent Courses:

Sections in Fall 2006

Fall 2006

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