Earth and Space Sciences 502, Winter 2016
The Solid Earth

Instructor: Ken Creager

Office: ATG 222
Office Hours: by appointment
Telephone: 685-2803

Tentative Schedule: Subject to change as we go:

Note that course materials (as pdf files) are linked to the right.
Jan 5 Lecture 1; read Fowler Ch 3
Jan 7 Lecture 2: Earth's Magnetic Field; read Vine and Matthews

Jan 12 Lecture: Standard Model
Jan 14 Discuss: Vine and Matthews (Homework 1: Vine and Mathews due)

Jan 19 Lecture Tomography (Homework 2: Magnetics due); read Fowler Ch 7
Jan 21  Tomography continued

Jan 26 Lecture Heatflow
Jan 27 Lecture Heatflow

Feb 2 Discuss Grand et al. (Homework 3 due)
Feb 4 Lecture Gravity

Feb 9 Discuss Plate Motions Paper: Lithgow-Bertelloni and Richards (Answers to study questions due)
Feb 11 Lecture on Geoid and Plate Motion Modeling

Feb 16 Lecture on Geoid and Plate Motion Modeling
Feb 18 Student Presentations on layered vs whole mantle convection
Course Syllabus
Lecture 1
Homework #1 Vine&Mathews
Earth Magneitic Field continued
Lecture 2 Earth Magneitic Field
Homework #2 Magnetics
Scientific Writing Guidlines
Magnetic Field Reversal Movie
Tomography Lecture
CIDER Seismo Garnero
Grand et al
Homework #3 Heat & Grand paper
Anderson 2001
Lecture Heat Flow