Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2022

     

EEPS 645 001 (CRN: 24961)

EARTH AND PLANETARY INTERIORS

Long Title: EARTH AND PLANETARY INTERIORS
Department: Earth/Environmnt/Planetary Sci
Instructors:
Levander, Alan R.
Niu, Fenglin
Meeting: 11:00AM - 11:50AM MWF KWG 227 (10-JAN-2022 - 22-APR-2022) 
Session: 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:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 19
Section Enrolled: 4
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 19
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 5
Enrollment data as of: 20-MAY-2022 9:46AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: GR Course-Dept Schedules Exam
Final Exam Time:
3-MAY-2022  
9:00AM - 12:00PM T KWG 100
 
Description: Formation and differentiation of Earth and Planetary systems. Structural seismology and the composition of the Earth and our solar system’s planetary interiors. Earth's gravity, geoid, density, and moment of inertia. Heat flow and Earth energetics. Earth's core and magnetic field. Mantle convection and plate tectonics. Oceanic and continental lithosphere. Cross-list: EEPS 445. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for EEPS 645 if student has credit for EEPS 445.