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GEOL 250 - Structural Geology and Tectonics


Credits: 4
Planned Offering: Fall 2011 and alternate years

Prerequisite: MATH 101 and GEOL 100, GEOL 101 or GEOL 105. 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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