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GPH 461 Solid Earth Geophysics I (2+0) credit-hours

Rheology of the Earth the crust, mantle and core.  Their physical and Chemical properties.  Terrestrial heat flow, convection currents and phase transitions. Relation between seismology, global gravity and magnetics and the structure of the Earth.  Plate tectonics and its implication.

   

1. Topics to be Covered

Topic

Week #

Con. Hours

  • Rheology of the Earth the crust, mantle and core I

1

2

  • Rheology of the Earth the crust, mantle and core II

2

2

  • Their physical and Chemical properties I

3

2

  • Their physical and Chemical properties II

4

 

  • Terrestrial heat flow, convection currents and phase transitions I

5

 

  • Terrestrial heat flow, convection currents and phase transitions II

6

 

  • Terrestrial heat flow, convection currents and phase transitions III

7

 

  • First midterm exam

8

 

 Relation between seismology, global gravity and magnetics and the structure of the Earth I

9

 

 Relation between seismology, global gravity and magnetics and the structure of the Earth II.

10

 

Relation between seismology, global gravity and magnetics and the structure of the Earth III.

11

 

  • Plate tectonics and its implication

12

 

  • Plate tectonics and its implication II

13

 

  • Second midterm exam

14

 

 

15

32

1. Required Text(s)

   

  • Stacey, F.D., Physics of the Earth, Brook_eld Press, Brisbane.
  • R. Sabadini and B. Vermeersen, Global Dynamics of the Earth: Applications of Normal Mode Relaxation Theory to Solid-Earth Geophysics (Modern Approaches in Geophysics) ISBN-13: 978-1402012679
  • C. M. R. Fowler, The Solid Earth: An Introduction to Global Geophysics, Cambridge University Press; 2 edition, ISBN-13: 978-0521893077

     
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