ESCI 429 - VOLCANIC PROCESSES
Long Title: MAGMATIC, VOLCANIC AND HYDROTHERMAL PROCESSES
Department: Earth/Environmnt/Planetary Sci
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Description: Introduction to the physical processes governing magmatic hydrothermal and volcanic systems. Conceptual and quantitative discussion of topics such as magma generation, accumulation, dike propagation, magma chambers, volcano deformation, volcanic eruptions, magmatic gases, magma rheology and fragmentation, hydrothermal systems. A 3-6 day field trip may be required. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: ESCI 629. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ESCI 429 if student has credit for ESCI 629.