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2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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GEOL 136 - Marine Geology

Semester Hours: 3
Periodically
Discussion of the classification and evaluation of coastlines and their associated features and processes. A review of the geomorphic features of ocean basins (shelves, ridges, trenches, abyssal plains), the earth’s interior and its lithospheric “plates.” The geophysical characteristics of these features based on seismology, structure, density, heat flow and magnetism. The evidence for continental drift and sea-floor spreading, and the inferences about past, present and future patterns of global plate tectonics.





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