Earth Sciences

ESCI4112Igneous and Metamorphic Petrogenesis (A) 4 ch (2C 3L) [W]

Study of igneous and metamorphic rocks emphasizing the processes responsible for their formation in terms of heat, pressure and fluid effects related to tectonic setting. Laboratories primarily concentrate on the acquisition of observational skills via hand specimens and detailed petrographic work supported by interpretation of geochemical and isotopic datasets.

Prerequisite: ESCI 3131