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Global Tectonics - GEOS385

This unit integrates recent advances in geodynamics, geophysics, geochemistry, and geology to understand the long-term tectonic evolution of the Earth, and its impact on the surface. Topics covered include structure and dynamics of the Earth, physical processes driving Earth dynamics, fundamentals of modern earthquake seismology, plate motions through time, paleomagnetism, global supercycles, and recent developments in the understanding of mantle/lithosphere dynamics.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

Staff Contact(s): Associate Professor Craig O'Neill

6cp in GEOS or MATH or PHYS units at 200 level including GEOS205 Prerequisite Information


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Assessed As: Graded
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Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences

Faculty of Science and Engineering

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