GEOL 1100 Structural Geology

Subject: GEOL
Catalog Number: 1100
Number of Credits: 4

An introduction to basic geologic structures, including the development of folds, faults, joints, and foliation. The use of these structures in geologic mapping, and their interpretation in terms of structural geometry will be covered. The concepts of stress and strain will also be introduced. These basic concepts will be integrated into a study of the evolution of mountain belts.Offered every spring term. Lecture 3 hours; laboratory 2 hours.

Course prerequisites

GEOL 0055. Corequisites: GEOL 1020 and GEOL 1003. [CG CEG]