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Thunder Bay • Orillia

Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences - Metamorphism

Geology 3217 Metamorphism
Physical controls of metamorphism, distribution in space and time, heat flow, global heat budget. Tectonic and historical contingencies affecting the distribution of facies series. Plate tectonic and other tectonic controls on the distribution and style of metamorphism. Deformation processes in crystalline materials, diffusion, crystal plasticity, microscopic deformation mechanism in general.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Geology 2217
Offering: 3-3; or 3-3
Course Classifications: Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences