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EPSC 405 Planetary Geology (3 credits)

Offered by: Earth & Planetary Sciences (Faculty of Science)


Earth & Planetary Sciences : This course examines the surficial features of the terrestrial planets, Mercury, Venus, and Mars, and the moons of the outer planets. These bodies will be investigated mainly using space probe and Earth-based remote sensing techniques. The tectonics and petrological processes responsible for shaping the planetary surfaces will be studied in the context of what is currently known about Earth.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

  • Summer
  • 3 lecture
  • Prerequisites: EPSC 210, EPSC 203, EPSC 212 or permission of the instructor