Discussion of the evolution of the terrestrial planets and the outer-planet satellites as evidenced by the geologic records left on the surfaces of these bodies. Focus on major processes affecting planetary surfaces:impact cratering, volcanism, tectonism, and erosion and sedimentation by wind and water. Prerequisite: EPSc 352 and EPSc 353, or permission of instructor.
Course Attributes: FA NSMAR NSMAS NSM
Section 01Planetary Geology
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