ESP 150B

Course Title: 
Geological Oceanography
Term: 
Units: 
3
Description: 


Lecture—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): GEL 050 or (GEL 116N or ESP 116N). Introduction to the origin and geologic evolution of ocean basins. Composition and structure of oceanic crust; marine volcanism; and deposition of marine sediments. Interpretation of geologic history of the ocean floor in terms of sea-floor spreading theory. (Same course as GEL 150B.) GE credit: SE. Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.