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: TR1, Room: MS2170, In Person LEC9101: TR1, On line Synchronous At this time, the University has not made a final decision about course delivery for the Winter 2021 term. The Faculty of Arts & Science will be updating Winter term course delivery information based on public health guidelines.