Physics of the Earth (formerly PHY395H1)
Designed for students interested in the physics of the Earth and the planets. Study of the Earth as a unified dynamic system; determination of major internal divisions in the planet; development and evolution of the Earth's large scale surface features through plate tectonics; the age and thermal history of the planet; Earth's gravitational field and the concept of isostasy; mantle rheology and convection; Earth tides; geodetic measurement techniques, in particular modern space-based techniques.
- PHY132H1/PHY152H1/PHY180H1/MIE100H1, MAT235Y1/MAT237Y1/MAT291H1/AER210H1, PHY254H1/PHY293H1/MAT244H1/MAT267H1/MAT290H1/MAT292H1
- PHY359H1, PHY395H1
- Recommended preparation
- Breadth requirement
- Distribution requirement
- course title
- year of study
- 3rd year
- time and location
24L: LEC0101, LEC2001, LEC7001, LEC9101: TR1, On line Synchronous .Lectures will be delivered synchronously via BB Collaborate and recorded for later viewing. Students can ask questions during the lectures by writing in the “chat" window or by using the "microphone”. A camera is not necessary.