Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

ESCI 629 - VOLCANIC PROCESSES

Long Title: VOLCANIC 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):
Graduate
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 429. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ESCI 629 if student has credit for ESCI 429.