Title Physics of the 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 Tuesday Thursday
Time 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Location Geology 3645
Level Undergraduate
Course ID 178612200
Type Lecture
Class Website http://pangea.earthandspace.ucla.edu/ESS152/
Instructor Gerald Schubert
Email schubert@ucla.edu
Phone 310-825-4577