EPSC 180 The Terrestrial Planets (3 credits)

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

Overview

Earth & Planetary Sciences : A comparative survey of the planets of our solar system with an emphasis on the terrestrial planets and their implications for the Earth as a planet. Topics include: structure and origin of the solar system, meteorites, and comparisons of the terrestrial planets in terms of their rotational properties, magnetic fields, atmospheres, surface histories, internal structure, chemical composition, volcanism, and tectonics.

Terms: Winter 2015

Instructors: Olivia Jensen (Winter)

  • Winter

  • 3 hours lectures

  • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken EPSC 200.