University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

GEOLOGY 1100 - Earth's Interior I

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: 3120
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 6 hours per week, plus field work (or Intensive in Summer School)
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Incompatible: GEOLOGY 1104,
Assessment: Written exams, assignments, practical work
Syllabus:

This course provides a global perspective of Planet Earth and the dynamic processes that have modified it over its 4 billion-year history. We explore Earth's place in space and time and examine the operation of its internal chemical and physical processes. Fundamental concepts are developed: the formation and structure of the Earth; the driving forces of plate tectonics and continental drift; earthquakes and volcanoes, the formation and identification of geological materials, mountain building and rock deformation; the development of the geologic timescale. Emphasis is given to the geological evolution of Australia.

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Tuition Fees
Units EFTSL Pre-2010 2010 Onwards Domestic International
3 0.125 Band 2 $1,131 Band 2 $1,131 select program select program


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
3120 Mon 08/08/2011 Wed 31/08/2011 Fri 16/09/2011 Fri 28/10/2011


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
25672 LE01 250 13 25 Jul - 19 Sep Monday 2pm - 3pm Horace Lamb, 2022, Horace Lamb Lecture Theatre
27 Jul - 21 Sep Wednesday 12pm - 1pm Horace Lamb, 2022, Horace Lamb Lecture Theatre
28 Jul - 22 Sep Thursday 1pm - 2pm Johnson Labs, G29, Rennie Lecture Theatre
10 Oct - 24 Oct Monday 2pm - 3pm Horace Lamb, 2022, Horace Lamb Lecture Theatre
12 Oct - 26 Oct Wednesday 12pm - 1pm Horace Lamb, 2022, Horace Lamb Lecture Theatre
13 Oct - 27 Oct Thursday 1pm - 2pm Johnson Labs, G29, Rennie Lecture Theatre
Related Class: Practical
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
28235 PR01 66 4 4 Aug - 22 Sep Thursday 9am - 12pm Mawson Labs, 134, Sprigg Room
13 Oct - 27 Oct Thursday 9am - 12pm Mawson Labs, 134, Sprigg Room
28236 PR02 60 4 2 Aug - 20 Sep Tuesday 2pm - 5pm Mawson Labs, 134, Sprigg Room
11 Oct - 25 Oct Tuesday 2pm - 5pm Mawson Labs, 134, Sprigg Room
28237 PR03 66 3 3 Aug - 21 Sep Wednesday 2pm - 5pm Mawson Labs, 134, Sprigg Room
12 Oct - 26 Oct Wednesday 2pm - 5pm Mawson Labs, 134, Sprigg Room
28238 PR04 61 5 5 Aug - 23 Sep Friday 2pm - 5pm Mawson Labs, 134, Sprigg Room
14 Oct - 28 Oct Friday 2pm - 5pm Mawson Labs, 134, Sprigg Room