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Earth Sciences (ERTH)

Department of Earth Sciences
Faculty of Science

ERTH 4801 [0.5 credit]

Physics of the Earth

The physical properties of the solid Earth. Gravitational, magnetic and palaeomagnetic fields; seismology and earthquake occurrence; heat flow and thermal history. Geodynamic processes.
Also offered at the graduate level, with additional or different requirements, as ERTH 5171, for which additional credit is precluded.
Prerequisites: ERTH 3805; or permission of the Department.
Lectures three hours a week.

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