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Chair:
David Barclay
Bowers Hall, Room 342
Phone: 607-753-2815
Fax: 607-753-4973

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GLY 570 - Plate Tectonics

Examination of the theory of plate tectonics, including critique of refereed scientific papers. Topics include geometry and driving forces of plate motions and the geological and geophysical implications.

Prerequisites: GLY 261 and 12 hours of geology, biology, chemistry and/or physics at the 300 level or above.

(3 cr. hr.)

Frequency code O = offered occasionally
Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.