GEOPH 210 - Structure, Dynamics and Evolution of the Earth and Planetary Interiors

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Faculty of Science

This course presents an overview of the interior structure, composition, dynamics, and evolution of the Earth, planets, and moons. Topics to be covered include: formation of the solar system; planets and exoplanets; the plate tectonics revolution; mountain building and continental dynamics; earthquakes, volcanoes, and other geo-hazards; Earth's interior structure and dynamics from seismology, gravity, and magnetism; the rotational dynamics of planetary bodies; mantle convection and dynamos. Prerequisites: Physics 20 and Mathematics 30. Note: credit will be given for only one of GEOPH 110 or GEOPH 210.

No syllabi

Fall Term 2023


Section Capacity Class times Instructor(s)
2023-09-05 - 2023-12-08 (TR)
11:00 - 12:20
CCIS L1-047

Final Exam:
14:00 - 17:00
CCIS 1-160
Primary Instructor: Jeffrey Gu