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Earth Forces

Earth And Planetary Sciences 353 - Spring 2021

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. 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 191 and Math 131; or permission of instructor. Three class hours and one two-hour laboratory a week. Class format dependent upon social-distancing restrictions. SP 2021: Hybrid instruction; In person, remote synchronous.
Course Attributes: FA NSMBU SCIAR NSMAS NSM

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Earth Forces
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