Earth SciencesEART 130 Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology

Introduction to the relationship between tectonic environments and the genesis of rock assemblages, primarily igneous and metamorphic. Examples from California and elsewhere are used to illustrate petrogenetic processes and characteristic petrologic features of rocks from all major tectonic settings.

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): EART 110B. Concurrent enrollment in EART 130L is required.

Credits

5

Instructor

Elise Knittle