2019-2020 University Catalog 
    
    Sep 19, 2019  
2019-2020 University Catalog
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GEOL 250 - Structural Geology and Tectonics


Credits: 4

Prerequisite: MATH 101 and GEOL 100 or GEOL 101. Description and methods of analysis of large- and small-scale structural features of the Earth's crust. Topics also include the analysis of geometry, strain and stress as they relate to deformation in the earth. Rock mechanics, application of structural geology in environmental engineering and resource exploration, geometric and computational techniques used in structural analysis, interpretation of geologic maps, and the structural development of mountain systems are also covered. Laboratory course. Connors.




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