MGS 679. Plate Tectonics. 3 Credit Hours.

The theory of plate tectonics, sea floor spreading, and continental drift. Mathematical description of plate motions, finite and instantaneous rotation poles, consequences of plate tectonics, mountain building, rifting, erosion, and recycling of continental materials are also discussed.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall & Spring.