Basic concepts regarding the forces that act upon the Earth, how geological materials react to these forces, and the time scale over which they respond. Emphasis on physical concepts needed to understand the geodynamical behavior of the Earth over a broad range of length and time scales. Application and interpretation of geophysical methods to probe the interior of the Earth. Prerequisite: EEPS 202(may be taken concurrently), Phys 191; or permission of instructor. Three class hours and one two-hour laboratory a week.
Course Attributes: FA NSM; BU SCI; AR NSM; AS NSM