Title Physics of Earth
Description Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Requisites: Mathematics 31A, 31B, Physics 1A or 1AH. Crust to core tour of Earth and physics used to explore it. Isostasy, plate tectonics, mantle convection and geodynamo as discovered with tools of elasticity, fluid mechanics, and thermodynamics. P/NP or letter grading.
Units 4 units
Course Days Monday
Time 12:00 PM - 12:05 PM
Location TBD
Level Undergraduate
Course ID 0
Type Lecture
Instructor Caroline Beghein
Email cbeghein@ucla.edu
Phone 310-825-0742

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