Five College Consortium

Structural Geology

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subject Name: 
Geology
Course Number: 
431
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
With lab. Description and analysis of deformation and deformation processes at scales ranging from minerals to mountain belts. Topics include: faults, folds, construction of cross-sections, interpretation of structural fabrics, stress, strain, plate tectonics, New England geology, and the geologic history of North America. Emphasis on three-dimensional visualization of geologic features and practical solutions to structural problems relevant to industry and research. Several short field trips (during lab) and one weekend field trip. Prerequisites: GEO-SCI 201 and 311.
Comments: 
Pre Req: GEO-SCI 201 & 311
Linked Course: 
Multiple required components--lab and/or discussion section. To register, submit requests for all components simultaneously.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
74956

Course Sections

Structural Geology
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Michele Cooke-Andresen cooke@geo.umass.edu M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM Morrill Sci. Ctr. (II) rm 129