GEO 325 Structural Geology

Study of the deformation of rocks and the structures produced. Rock mechanics are introduced and the nature and origin of folds, faults, and other structures are discussed, along with the relation of structures to tectonic settings. Course includes interpretation of areas displaying complex geological relations that illustrate structural principles. Includes field trips and one three-hour laboratory per week.

Credits

4 units

Prerequisite

GEO 225

Corequisite

GEO 325L

Core Requirements Met

  • Laboratory Science