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EESC 5530 Marine Geology (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

Recent geological and geophysical information on the ocean basins is examined, concentrating on three areas: (1) structure of the earth, plate tectonics, and composition of the ocean basins; (2) geophysical processes responsible for the structure and evolution of the ocean basins; and (3) marine sedimentation, including sediment transport, pleistocene sedimentation, and global climate change. Sedimentological and geophysical investigation techniques are emphasized.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Dept.

Prerequisites: EESC1134. EESC1134; calculus and physics are recommended.

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17