Ge 177

Active Tectonics

12 units (3-3-6)  |  third term
Prerequisites: Ge 112 and Ge 106 or equivalent.
Introduction to techniques for identifying and quantifying active tectonic processes. Geomorphology, stratigraphy, structural geology, and geodesy applied to the study of active faults and folds in a variety of tectonic settings. Relation of seismicity and geodetic measurements to geologic structure and active tectonics processes. Review of case studies of selected earthquakes. Offered in alternate years; offered 2021-2022.
Instructor: Avouac

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