ESC 350 - Structural Geology and Tectonics

Orientation, measurement description, and analysis of planar and linear structures in rocks, including folds, faults, and fabrics. Basic concepts of strain and stress and the behavior of earth materials during deformation, linked to regional and structural data, and construction of geologic maps and cross-sections. Lecture, 3 hours; laboratory, 3 hours.

Prerequisite(s): 'C-' or better in ESC 200 or ESC 201, and one ESC course at 300 or 400-level.

4 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2020