Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2020


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ESCI 324 002 (CRN: 23297)


Department: Earth/Environmnt/Planetary Sci
Instructor: Levander, Alan
11:00AM - 11:50AM MWF (13-JAN-2020 - 24-APR-2020) 
2:30PM - 4:59PM T (13-JAN-2020 - 24-APR-2020) 
Part of Term: 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
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Prerequisites: ESCI 101 OR ESCI 115
Section Max Enrollment: 19
Section Enrolled: 6
Enrollment data as of: 24-JUN-2024 1:25AM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-OTR Room
Final Exam Time:
9:00AM - 12:00PM S
Description: Formation of Earth and solar system, Earth differentiation and geochronology. Structural seismology and the composition of Earth's interior. Density, Earth's gravity, and the geoid. Heat flow and Earth energetics. Earth's core and magnetic field. Mantle convection and plate tectonics. Oceanic and continental crust. Recommended Prerequisite(s): MATH 212 and (PHYS 101 or PHYS 111 or PHYS 125 or PHYS 141) or (PHYS 102 or PHYS 112 or PHYS 126 or PHYS 142).