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12.001 Introduction to Geology, Spring 2008

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dc.contributor.author Elkins-Tanton, Lindy en_US
dc.coverage.temporal Spring 2008 en_US
dc.date.issued 2008-06
dc.identifier 12.001-Spring2008
dc.identifier local: 12.001
dc.identifier local: 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_US
dc.language en-US en_US
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dc.subject minerals en_US
dc.subject igneous rocks en_US
dc.subject sedimentary rocks en_US
dc.subject metamorphic rocks en_US
dc.subject volcanoes en_US
dc.subject earthquakes en_US
dc.subject geologic mapping en_US
dc.subject plate tectonics en_US
dc.title 12.001 Introduction to Geology, Spring 2008 en_US
dc.title.alternative Introduction to Geology en_US


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