Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2017

     

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ESCI 464 001 (CRN: 16459)

GLOBAL TECTONICS

Long Title: GLOBAL TECTONICS
Department: Earth/Environmnt/Planetary Sci
Instructor: Gordon, Richard G.
Meeting: 10:50AM - 12:05PM TR (21-AUG-2017 - 1-DEC-2017) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 19
Section Enrolled: 1
Enrollment data as of: 17-APR-2024 4:49PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
7-DEC-2017  
9:00AM - 12:00PM R
 
Description: Geometrical aspects of plate tectonics, the 3 traditional types of plate boundaries, instantaneous plate motions, earthquakes and faulting, space geodesy, geomagnetic reversals, paleomagnetic poles, hotspots, "absolute" plate motion, true polar wander, driving forces, diffuse plate boundaries, plate nonrigidity, and rheology of the lithosphere. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ESCI 464 if student has credit for ESCI 664.