Topics should include the published papers of
for the recent five years between 1999-2005 on the
seismological evolution of a selected region.
Steps: After having your region approved, use the
search option of
JGR-Solid Earth to find references on your
research area to find papers that deal with:
Suggested Potential Areas:
Dead Sea Rift,
Red Sea Rift, Arabian Shield, Gulf of Aden, Persian Gulf (Zagros),
NW Turkey (Marmara Sea),
Consider the prepared
Times Cited to use
provided research channels of KFUPM during your literature review of your
Before the midterm, a draft version of term paper or website on an aspect
of solid Earth geophysics is submitted for peer review. Each student of
class is supposed to provide an evaluation on another student's paper in
similar to process for the peer review common to scientific journals and
Linkage between the
scope of course and term project:
Writing a term project
provides students having experiences with both writing and peer review as
well as improving their understanding of the multidisciplinary topics in
solid Earth geophysics.
Format: The term paper is
a minimum of 5-10 pages not including figures and
should be typed on a word processor using double spaced Times Roman 12 point
font. References are limited to 1 page.
See also illustrated paper template, which
is based upon the provided appendix of Robert J.Lillie's
book (1999). Term report oral presentations
will be made the final day of class. A paper copy of your term report will
be due on Monday the last week of classes. See also
Writing Links and
Writing Guidelines for Engineering and Science
grading term papers.
draft: 100 points, Presentation: 150 points Final draft: 100 points. See
also see the
Term Project Paper Grade Sheets.