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12.001 Introduction to Geology, Spring 2008

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dc.contributor.author Elkins-Tanton, Lindy
dc.coverage.temporal Spring 2008
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-05T05:52:25Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-05T05:52:25Z
dc.date.issued 2008-06
dc.identifier 12.001-Spring2008
dc.identifier.other 12.001
dc.identifier.other IMSCP-MD5-9eb0166e1ddc616424ccb375ed6880fa
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/73639
dc.description.abstract This undergraduate level course presents a basic study in geology. It introduces major minerals and rock types, rock-forming processes, and time scales; temperatures, pressures, compositions, structure of the Earth, and measurement techniques; geologic structures and relationships observable in the field; sediment movement and landform development by moving water, wind, and ice; crustal processes and planetary evolution in terms of global plate tectonics with an emphasis on ductile and brittle processes. en
dc.language.iso en-US
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dc.subject minerals en
dc.subject igneous rocks en
dc.subject sedimentary rocks en
dc.subject metamorphic rocks en
dc.subject volcanoes en
dc.subject earthquakes en
dc.subject geologic mapping en
dc.subject plate tectonics en
dc.title 12.001 Introduction to Geology, Spring 2008 en
dc.title.alternative Introduction to Geology en
dc.audience.educationlevel Undergraduate
dc.subject.cip 400601 en
dc.subject.cip Geology/Earth Science, General en
dc.date.updated 2012-10-05T05:52:26Z


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