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GLY 2010C - Principles of Geology I


4 Credit Hours
(Fall, Spring)

Survey of the composition and dynamic processes of the solid Earth. Topics include planetary geology, mineralogy and petrology, volcanism, surface environments and processes (ocean floor, coastlines, rivers, karst, glaciers, deserts), seismology, surface deformation, Earth’s interior, plate tectonics, and mountain formation. Laboratory exercises in mineral and rock identification, interpretation of geological landforms using topographic maps, earthquakes, and basic field methods. Local or regional fieldtrips offered.



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