Intro to Geophysics

Course Number: 
SIO 103
Course Description: 

An introduction to the structure and composition of the solid earth. Topics include seismology, the gravity and magnetic fields, high-pressure geophysics, and concepts in geodynamics. Emphasis is on global geophysics, i.e., on the structure and evolution of the planet.

Prerequisites: 
Math 20A-B-C-D and Phys 2A-B-C, SIO 50, or consent of instructor. SIO 160 recommended
Number of Units: 
4
Academic Year: 
2012-2013