GY315 - Rock Deformation and the Structure of Mountains

The course investigates the origin, geometry, and field expression of Rocky Mountain structures, then examines material properties of rocks, crustal deformation, and mountain building, using the theoretical frameworks of stress and strain.

Prerequisite: Geology 212; Physics 141 or Physics 241.

1 unit — Siddoway

Offerings

Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Spring 2024 Block 8 Rock Deformation and the Structure of Mountains Tyler Grambling Palmer Hall 15 25 / 13 06/20/2024
Spring 2025 Block 8 Rock Deformation and the Structure of Mountains Christine Siddoway TBA 25 / 25 06/20/2024
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