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    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
   
 
  Oct 20, 2017
 
 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018
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ERTH 2100 - Introduction to Geophysics


An introduction to various aspects of the study of the physics of the Earth. Stress and strain, deformation, isostasy, seismic waves, earthquakes, Earth structure, resource exploration, Earth dynamics, plate tectonics, mountain building, gravity and geodesy, magnetic field, and heat flow. Included are weekly labs and occasional field exercises.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: ERTH 1100.

When Offered: Spring term odd-numbered years.



Credit Hours: 4



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