Academic Calendar - 2019

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2019
Western Main Campus

Earth Sciences 4421A/B

PHYSICS OF THE EARTH II


Advanced topics in the physics of the Earth and planets including: magnetism; paleomagnetism and the geomagnetic timescale; radioactivity, radioactive dating and Earth's age; elasticity and flexure of plates; principles of continuum mechanics; elastic properties of the Earth's lithosphere; principles of isostasy; rheology of rocks; shape and rotation of the Earth.

Prerequisite(s): Earth Sciences 3321A/B.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY C i  
Subject Code: EARTHSCI

This Course is Mentioned in the Following Calendar Pages: