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EPSC 567 Advanced Volcanology (3 credits)

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

Overview

Earth & Planetary Sciences : An in-depth approach to physical and chemical processes associated with volcanic systems. Examination of magma chamber dynamics, magma behaviour in conduits, and eruption mechanisms. Study of eruptive products including pyroclastic deposits, lava flows and lava domes, and volcanic gases. Volcanic-tectonic and magma-hydrothermal interactions.

Terms: Winter 2015

Instructors: John Stix (Winter)

  • Prerequisite: EPSC 530 or permission of instructor