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EESC 3385 Structural Geology (Fall/Spring: 4 )

Course Description

The goal of this course is the development of skills in the structural analysis of rock bodies as seen in outcrops, or small areas, to gain an understanding of the geometries, sequencing, and kinematics of deformational features. Structures such as folds, faults, foliations, lineations, and shear zones will be considered at various scales, as visible in the field, or in thin section. We will also discuss some inter- and intra- granular deformation mechanisms. The 3-hour laboratory consists of in-class problems and some field-based problems.

Schedule: Biennially

Instructor(s): Seth Kruckenberg

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with: EESC5585


Last Updated: 05-Sep-18