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2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [NOTE!!!! THIS IS AN ARCHIVED CATALOG. FOR THE CURRENT CATALOG, GO TO CATALOG.NIU.EDU]

GEOL 611 - Geoscience Fundamentals II: The Composition, Dynamics and Structure of the Earth


Includes lectures, demonstrations, student presentations, laboratory, and field experiences designed for the classroom teacher seeking an accelerated program targeting the fundamental concepts in geoscience. Topics include an examination of (1) the chemistry, mineralogy, and petrology of the solid Earth, (2) how dynamic tectonic processes create and shape both the internal structure and surface of the Earth, and (3) how geophysical techniques using seismology, gravitational and magnetic fields are used to explore Earth’s structure and formational processes.

Credits: 4