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2019-2020 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ERS 451 - Tectonics

Exploration of the plate tectonic mechanisms that control and modify the first-order features of Earth’s surface.  We consider how the movements of the uppermost 100-200 km of our planet creates the topographic features and patterns in the continents and oceans.  One weekend field trip.

Prerequisites: Any 200-level ERS course or permission.

Course Typically Offered: Spring, Odd Years

Credits: 3