EPSC 180 The Terrestrial Planets (3 credits)

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


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 2017

Instructors: Jensen, Olivia (Winter)

  • Winter

  • 3 hours lectures

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