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Tectonics

  • 7.5 credits

The course covers Earth structure and plate tectonics at an advanced level. This includes divergent, convergent and strike-slip tectonics. Both experimentation and writing of a scientific article are part of this course.

For more information see the course home page at: www.tellus.geo.su.se

  • Course structure

    Assessment

    Is based on a written/oral assessment at the end of the course. Assessment criteria are:

    A = Excellent
    B = Very good
    C = Good
    D = Satisfactory
    E = Sufficient
    Fx = Insufficient
    F = Entirely insufficient

    The assessment criteria will be outlined at the start of the course. To pass the course, a minimum grade E is necessary.

  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.

    B. A. van der Pluijm and S. Marshak, 2010
    Earth Structure – An Introduction to Structural Geology and Tectonics
    WW Norton & Co
    ISBN: 9780393117806

  • Contact

    Alasdair SkeltonProfessor of Geochemistry and petrology
    Alasdair Skelton
    alasdair.skelton[at]geo.su.se
    +46 (0)8 16 47 50 | Room: R425