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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
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GEOL 484 - Geochronology

Principles, analytical methods, and interpretation of several of the most widely applied geochronological methods. Computer-based data analysis of problems in igneous and metamorphic petrology, structural geology, sedimentary geology, geomorphology, paleoseismology, and planetary science. GEOL 484 and GEOL 584 are layered courses; students may not receive credit for both.

Prerequisites: MATH 172 and GEOL 346 or permission of the instructor.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Manipulate and interpret geochronology data.
  • Choose the most appropriate geochronology tools to solve a given geologic problem.
  • Correctly calculate and interpret uncertainties associated with geochronology measurements.

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