Mar 21, 2019  
Mansfield University 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Mansfield University 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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GEL 3520 - STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY


Students will learn how to evaluate and analyze rock deformation using basic principles of mechanics as well as classical description and classification. Students will learn how to use geologic maps and field data to define the relations of fold and fault geometry, unconformities, and stratigraphic sequences. Students will collect and describe geologic field data to gain greater understanding of the tectonic forces that shape our planet and their impact on different regions of Earth’s surface.

Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: GEL-1125 & GEL-1125L or permission of instructor.

Credits: 3cr.



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