Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2024


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EEPS 460 001 (CRN: 25026)


Department: Earth/Environmnt/Planetary Sci
Instructor: Gordon, Richard G.
Meeting: 9:25AM - 10:40AM TR (8-JAN-2024 - 19-APR-2024) 
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
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 19
Section Enrolled: 2
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 19
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 2
Enrollment data as of: 14-JUL-2024 5:42PM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-OTR Room
Final Exam Time:
2:00PM - 5:00PM F
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. Cross-list: EEPS 660. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for EEPS 460 if student has credit for EEPS 660.