EPSC 510 Geodynamics and Geomagnetism (3 credits)

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


Earth & Planetary Sciences : The gravity field of the Earth and planets, body and orbital dynamics of the Earth, moon and planets, tidal interactions of the Earth-moon-sun system, deformation of the Earth under static and dynamic loads, the magnetic field of the Earth and planets: the magnetosphere, the external radiation belts, magnetohydrodynamic models of the core dynamo, geochemical convection in the core, fluid dynamic motions of the outer core, dynamics of the inner core.

Terms: Fall 2016

Instructors: Jensen, Olivia; Gomez, Natalya (Fall)

  • Fall

  • 3 hours lectures

  • Prerequisites: EPSC 320, MATH 319, or equivalent, or permission of the instructor.

  • Corequisite: EPSC 350

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