Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2017


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ESCI 464 001 (CRN: 16459)


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
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
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:
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.