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2019-2020 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

GEO 411 - Global Tectonics

Principles and processes of continental drift, sea floor spreading, and plate tectonics, including paleomagnetic, geodetic, sedimentologic, paleontologic, seismic, petrologic, and structural approaches to the study of moving lithospheric plates. The relationships between plate tectonics and the evolution of selected mountain systems. (3-0-0) Offered winter semester. Prerequisites: GEO 214 and GEO 220.

Credits: 3

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