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EESC 1140 Our Mobile Earth (Summer: 3 )


Course Description

This course will provide you with an introduction to the structure of Earth and the dynamic processes that continuously shape and remodel its surface. During class, we will discuss the formation and evolution of the oceans and continents within the framework of the modern theory of plate tectonics. The locations, causes and effects of earthquakes and volcanoes are presented. The dynamics within Earth which drive the tectonic plates are outlined.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Jennifer Cole

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 10-Apr-15