GEO 431: Structural Geology
The course will begin Wednesday, September 6, 9:05 AM.
We will have lab Thursday, September 7, 2017
Fall - 2017 Michael L. Williams
This course will focus on description and analysis of deformation and deformation processes at scales, ranging from minerals to mountain belts.Topics include: faults, folds, construction of cross-sections, interpretation of structural fabrics, stress, strain, plate tectonics,
New England geology, and the geologic history of North America.
Office Hours: MLW: M,W, F 10:00-11:00; Any others by appointment or drop in.
Justin Mistikaway: Tues 1:30-3:00; Th. 9:30-11:00AM
Rock of the Week
Cora Lake mylonite, East Lake Athabaska, Saskatchewan
Microstructures from muscovite quartzite, Estadio Canyon, Manzano Mountains, NM, U.S.A.