12.474 Origin and Evolution of the Earth's Crust
Broad overview of the origin and evolution of Earth's crust and mantle with emphasis on the study of the Precambrian rock record. Topics include: processes of crustal growth, stabilization, and reactivation; evaluation of secular change; and use of radiogenic isotopes in geochronology and as tracers of crust forming processes.
This class has no prerequisites.
This class counts for a total of 9 credits. This is a graduate-level class.
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