Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2022

     

EEPS 660 002 (CRN: 25421)

GLOBAL TECTONICS

Long Title: GLOBAL TECTONICS
Department: Earth/Environmnt/Planetary Sci
Instructor: Gordon, Richard G.
Meeting: 9:25AM - 10:40AM TR KWG 128 (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: 6
Enrollment data as of: 22-MAY-2022 5:32PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: GR Course-Dept Schedules Exam
Final Exam Time:
2-MAY-2022  
2:00PM - 5:00PM M TBA TBA
 
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 460.