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Honours BSc, BEd (Geology with Major Concentration in Physics) I/S - Structural Geology and Tectonics

Geology 3310 Structural Geology and Tectonics
Response of rocks to stress, phenomenological models, strain estimates, strain histories and their interpretation. Orientation-distributions of grains and the origin of anisotropic petrofabrics. Three-dimensional representation and interpretation of orientation data (sterograms) manually and by computer. Structural mapping techniques in metamorphic and other terranes. Structural procedures adapted for specific tectonic environments.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Geology 1111, 1131, 2310 and 2318 or permission of the instructor
Offering: 3-2; or 3-2
Course Classifications: Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences