Earth SciencesEART 162 Planetary Interiors

The chemical and thermal structure and evolution of silicate planet interiors. Topics include equation of state of mantle and core materials, thermal history of the mantle and core, dynamics of mantle convection, geophysical determination of interior structure. Students cannot receive credit for this course and course 262.

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): EART 160; and EART 111 or MATH 22 or MATH 23A; and PHYS 5C or PHYS 6C.

Credits

5

Instructor

Ian Garrick-Bethell