Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2018

     

ESCI 323 001 (CRN: 21166)

EARTH STRUCTURE & DEFORMATION

Long Title: EARTH STRUCTURE AND DEFORMATION
Department: Earth/Environmnt/Planetary Sci
Instructor: French, Melodie E.
Meetings:
10:00AM - 10:50AM MWF KWG 128 (8-JAN-2018 - 20-APR-2018) 
1:00PM - 3:50PM R KWG 130 (8-JAN-2018 - 20-APR-2018) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture/Laboratory
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Distribution Group: Distribution Group III
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 4
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Prerequisites: ESCI 101 OR ESCI 115 OR ESCI 301
Section Max Enrollment: 19
Section Enrolled: 7
Waitlisted: 0 (Max 99) 
Current members of the waitlist have priority for available seats.
Enrollment data as of: 3-DEC-2021 7:43AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-OTR Room
Final Exam Time:
30-APR-2018  
9:00AM - 12:00PM M KWG 128
 
Description: Introduction to the mechanics and deformation of the Earth's crust and lithosphere, emphasizing rock strength and rheology, earthquakes and faulting, brittle and ductile deformation mechanisms and processes, and an introduction to tectonic systems. Lab will develop skills for recognition, interpretation, and analysis of deformation structures and processes on maps, cross-sections and seismograms. Prerequisites ESCI 101 or ESCI 115 or ESCI 301 can be taken concurrently or with permission of instructor. Recommended Prerequisite(s): MATH 101 and (PHYS 101 or PHYS 111). These may be taken concurrently. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ESCI 323 if student has credit for ESCI 333.