[kuo animation]Solid Earth Geophysics         Instructor: Dr. Ali O. Oncel                         Location: Building 26, Room:319 , Office hours:  Sunday and Monday.  2:00 pm-4:00pm
Date                Topic and Reading                          

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Course Notes    On-Line

February

  • 12,14

Introduction to Solid-Earth Geophysics

Lillie: Chapter 1       Priestly's Note

 

Lecture1
Support
February
  • 19,21

Seismic Waves-1

Lillie: Chapter 3,      Suggested papers.

Lecture2

 

Paper
  • Strength of the continental lithosphere

Support  
February
  • 26-28

 

Seismic Waves-2

Plate Tectonics 1

 Lillie: Chapter 2,3   

Priestly's Note   

  

Lecture3 Lecture4

 

Paper

  • Lithospheric strength

Support
March
  • 5,7

 

Plate Tectonics 2

Lillie: Chapter 2   
Paper

[tomography animation]

Lecture5

 

 

March
  • 12,14

 

Plate Tectonics 3,4

Lillie: Chapter 2 and Priestly's Note 

Lecture6

Lecture7

Papers

  • Mantle flow/Arabia?

  • Moho/mantle

Support

March
  • 19,21

 

Earthquake Seismology 1,2

Lillie: Chapter7        Priestly's Note

Lecture8

Lecture9

  • Papers

  • Earthquake Conversation

  • Forecasting/seismicity

Support
March
  • 26,28

 

Earthquake Seismology 3,4

Lillie: Chapter 7  

 

Lecture10

Lecture11

Papers

  • The Arabian Shield

  •  Seismic /Arabian Plate

April
  • 2,4
Earthquake Seismology 5,6   

Lecture12

Lecture13

Mid Term Break (April 7-15)

First Draft of Term Project Due to April 10

Mid Term Exam, April 18

April
  • 16,18
Deep Interior of the Earth: Seismic Tomography

Fowler: Chapter 8

Lecture14

Paper on Crust:

  • Arabian Platform

  • SW Japan

April
  • 23,25

 

Gravity Methods

Gravity and Isostasy

Lillie: Chapter 8

     lumpy Earth animation

Lecture15

Lecture16

Paper: Arabia-Eurasia convergence/Zagros

May
  • 30,02

 

Gravity Modeling 1,2

Lillie: Chapter 8 and Suggested Papers

  

Lecture17

Lecture18

Paper: GPS/Africa-Arabia   Support

May
  • 7-9

 

 Geomagnetism 1,2

     Lillie: Chapter 10     

Lecture19

Lecture20

Paper: Mantle Discontinuity
May
  • 14-16

 

Paleomagnetism

Heat Flow 1

Paper: Imaging/Structure

Lecture21

Lecture22

  • Paper: Lithosphere/  Rocky Mountains

May
  • 21-23
Term Project Presentation

 Crustal Structure and Tectonic Evolution of

  • Read Sea

  •        Dead Sea  

  • Western Canada

  •        Japan

 
May
  • 28-30

 

Heat Flow 2

Review

Papers:

  • Mantle/RockyMountains

  • Upper mantle/Subduction Zone

 

Lecture23

Lecture24

June
  • 02
FINAL EXAM

Saturday- 07.00, 3-114  

 Forum Discussion: Solid Earth Geophysics

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