Petrology

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2019
Subject Name: 
Geology
Course Number: 
321
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
With lab. Genesis of igneous and metamorphic rocks in the earth's crust and upper mantle. Experiment and theory applied to the interpretation of natural rock textures and their origin. Introduction to thermometry and barometry of magmas and rocks. Recognition of rocks and crystallization histories using the polarizing microscope. Prerequisite: GEO-SCI 311.
Comments: 
Pre Req: GEO-SCI 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 #: 
15161

Course Sections

Petrology
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Sheila Seaman sseaman@cns.umass.edu M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM Morrill Sci. Ctr. (II) rm 129