Academic Catalog

GEOE501 GLOBAL TECTONICS

Course Code: 5640501
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Geological Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr ATLLA ARDA ZACAR
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Plate tectonics theory. Its principles, processes and mechanism. Geological processes taking place on and around major tectonic features of the Earth's crust and processes of major tectonic events such as continental break-up, arc-continent and continent-continent collision.