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Winter Term 2015 TOP: PHYSCL MODLNG EARTH PROC - 1551 - GEOL 520
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Prerequisites/Notes: Declared geology majors only

Catalog Description : An opportunity for students to read and analyze primary literature on significant topics in geology.

Topic for Winter 2015: Physical Modeling of Earth Processes
An exploration of the design and use of scale and analog models of earth processes such as earth quakes, landslides, groundwater flow, and sediment transport. The course will cover theoretical underpinnings of scale models as well as their limitations. We will also explore data acquisition and temporal and spatial analysis techniques. Open to students with a declared major in the natural sciences.



Topic for Winter 2015: What's New on Mars?
Seminar focusing on new results from recent exploratory missions to Mars. We will discussi Martian tectonics and magmatism, meteorite impact history, and surface processes past and present. Open to natural science majors with interest in planetary geology.



Attributes: Nat Science Div GER (01cr), BM Natural Science (01cr), Advanced Course


Term

Winter Term 2015

Instructors

Jeffrey J. Clark

Course

GEOL 520

Grade Mode

Standard

Title

TOP: PHYSCL MODLNG EARTH PROC

Final Exam

Wednesday, Mar 18, 2015 11:30 a.m. - 02:00 p.m.

CRN

1551

Status

Active

Class Time

12:30-04:20 R YOUN 316

Start-End Date

Jan 05, 2015-Mar 18, 2015

Campus

Appleton Main Campus

Units

6

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Maximum

Number registered

Enrollment:

Unlimited

10