EPS SCI 152
Physics of Earth
Description: Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Requisites: Mathematics 33A, Physics 1C (or 1CH). Crust-to-core tour of Earth and physics used to explore it. Isostasy, plate tectonics, mantle convection, and geodynamo as discovered with tools of elasticity, fluid mechanics, and thermodynamics. P/NP or letter grading.