Portland-State-University 2022-2023 Bulletin

G 201 Dynamic Earth: Interior

Explores the Earth’s structure and composition, why continents and oceans form, and how plate tectonics provide a unifying model to explain geological observations. Topics include the concept of deep time, the relationship between geology and topography, plate tectonics, volcanism, earthquakes, magnetism, rocks and minerals, mountain building, basin formation. This is the first course in a sequence of two: G 201 and G 202.




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