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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, 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.
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.