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JPE395H1
Physics of the Earth (formerly PHY395H1)

Official description

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.

Prerequisite
PHY132H1/PHY152H1/PHY180H1/MIE100H1, MAT235Y1/MAT237Y1/MAT291H1/AER210H1, PHY254H1/PHY293H1/MAT244H1/MAT267H1/MAT290H1/MAT292H1
Co-requisite
n.a.
Exclusion
PHY359H1, PHY395H1
Recommended preparation
n.a.
Textbook
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Breadth requirement
BR=5
Distribution requirement
DR=SCI
course title
JPE395H1
session
winter
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.
instructor

Delivery Methods

In Person

A course is considered In Person if it requires attendance at a specific location and time for some or all course activities.*.

* Subject to adjustments imposed by public health requirements for physical distancing.

Online - Synchronous
A course is considered Online Synchronous if online attendance is expected at a specific time for some or all course activities, and attendance at a specific location is not expected for any activities or exams.
Asynchronous
A course is considered Asynchronous if it has no requirement for attendance at a specific time or location for any activities or exams.