Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

ESCI 463 - TECTONIC SYSTEMS

Long Title: STRUCTURE AND EVOLUTION OF TECTONIC SYSTEMS
Department: Earth/Environmnt/Planetary Sci
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 4
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisite(s): ESCI 323
Description: The distribution, origin, and evolution of various tectonic systems, and characterization of their structural and geophysical signatures, emphasizing crustal and lithospheric processes associated with tectonic deformation. Review of representative global examples of convergent and collisional margins, divergent and passive margins, and transform margins. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: ESCI 663. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ESCI 463 if student has credit for ESCI 663.