Basic concepts regarding the forces that act upon the Earth, how geological materials react to these forces, and the time scale over which they respond. Emphasis on physical concepts needed to understand the geodynamical behavior of the Earth over a broad range of length and time scales. Application and interpretation of geophysical methods to probe the interior of the Earth. Prerequisite: EPSc 201 (may be taken concurrently), Phys 117A (or Phys 197) and Math 131; or permission of instructor. Three class hours and one two-hour laboratory a week.
Course Attributes: FA NSMBU SCIAR NSMAS NSM
Section 01Earth Forces
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