12.201 Essentials of Global Geophysics


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Overview of basic topics in solid-earth geophysics, such as the Earth's rotation, gravity and magnetic field, seismology, and thermal structure. Formulation of physical principles presented in three one-hour lectures per week. Current applications discussed in an additional one-hour tutorial each week. Students taking graduate version complete different assignments.

This class has 18.03 as a prerequisite.

12.201 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by .

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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