ESS445H1: Global Tectonics

Hours: 
24L/24P

Exploration of physical Earth processes and their relationship to large-scale geological phenomena. Mantle convection as plate tectonic engine; intraplate/plate boundary lithospheric deformation including orogenesis and crustal subsidence. Focus on reconciling geodynamic theory/modelling with geological/geophysical observations.

Exclusion: 
Recommended Preparation: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Science
Breadth Requirements: 
The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)