2019-2020 University Catalog 
    
    Sep 16, 2019  
2019-2020 University Catalog
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GEOL 104 - Planetary Geology


FDR: SC
Credits: 3

Large-scale geological features of the Earth are examined and compared with surface features visible on images of other planets and planetary satellites of the solar system. Features examined include those resulting from volcanism, impact cratering, and structure; eolian, fluvial, glacial and periglacial processes; and mass movement. The composition of terrestrial and lunar rocks and extraterrestrial objects is examined. Models of the origin and evolution of planets and their satellites are discussed. Staff.




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