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2019-2020 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

GEO 414 - Advanced Petrology

This course explores solid earth dynamics as the context for understanding petrologic systems, using principles of geochemistry and thermodynamics to understand and solve petrologic problems, with a focus on magmatic, volcanic, and metamorphic systems. Lecture/discussion, laboratory, and field trip. Course offered winter semester. Prerequisites: CHM 116 and GEO 314 (may be taken concurrently)

Credits: 2

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