GEOC 3057 Geodinámica

Introduction to geodynamics and plate tectonics. Plate tectonics. Review of stress and strain in solids. Elastic deformation. Flexure of the lithosphere. Review of heat transfer and Fourier's law. Surface heat flow and the continental geotherm. Cooling of the oceanic lithosphere. Mantle heat flow. Gravity. Fluid mechanics. Rock rheology.



Periodo en el que se ofrece el curso

201810 - 201820

Idioma en el que se ofrece el curso