Geodynamics

Course Number: 
SIO 234
Course Description: 

A general course on the dynamics and kinematics of the solid earth based on the text of Turcotte and Schubert. Topics include plate tectonics, heat flow, lithospheric cooling, flexure, viscous flow, gravity, crustal dynamics, and other related topics. (S/U grades permitted.)

Prerequisites: 
graduate standing or consent of instructor.
Number of Units: 
4