Academic Calendar - 2018

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2018
Western Main Campus

Earth Sciences 3315A/B

METAMORPHIC PETROLOGY


Study of metamorphic processes using rock and thin section descriptions (petrography). Discussion of factors that control the mineralogy and physical attributes of different metamorphic rocks (e.g., temperature, pressure, composition, fluids). Use of phase equilibria and geochronology to understand metamorphic histories. Association of different rock types with plate tectonic setting.

Prerequisite(s): Earth Sciences 2230A/B and Earth Sciences 3313A/B or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours.

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

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