EAS 4040

EAS 4040

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.

Quantitative study of the deformation, heat transport, and melting processes that have shaped the evolution of the solid Earth. Familiar physical and chemical principles and concepts are applied to the study of plate tectonics, fluid dynamics, mantle convection, melting, and mountain building.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: calculus, calculus-based physics, and at least one course in Earth Sciences, or permission of instructor.

Distribution Category (OPHLS-AG, PBS-AS, PHS-AS)

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: EAS 5041

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 19232 EAS 4040   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person