Earth SciencesEART 117 Paleomagnetism

How the fossil magnetism of rocks is used to decipher Earth's history: applications to tectonics, geochronology, stratigraphy, structural geology, geomagnetism, and archeology. Includes an overnight field trip to collect samples for a class research project.

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): EART 5, EART 10 or EART 20; and PHYS 5C or PHYS 6C or equivalent per instructor permission; concurrent enrollment in EART 117L is required.

Credits

5

Quarter offered

Spring

Instructor

Robert Coe