Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

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
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
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.