2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Apr 04, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog

GEOL 340 - Structural Geology


Geometry and mechanisms of deformation of the Earth’s crust. Classification and interpretation of fault and fold structures, theories of stress and strain, deformational fabrics, and methods of structural analysis; fundamentals of plate tectonics and structural regions of the world. Lecture and laboratory; four-day field trip. Prerequisite: GEOL 112  or permission of instructor; GEOL 345  recommended but not required. Spring (Alternate years; Offered 2018-19) (Group II)