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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 12.57 (Spring 2005) 
  • Course Title:
  • Seminar in Geophysics: Thermal and Chemical Evolution of the Earth 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Robert Van Der Hilst 
  • Course Introduction:

  • 12.570 Seminar in Geophysics: Thermal and Chemical Evolution of the Earth

    Spring 2005

    Course Highlights

    This seminar course features lecture summaries and reading lists from MIT and Harvard guest lecturers.

    Course Description

    The main objective of this cross-disciplinary course is to understand the historical development and the current status of ideas and models, to present and question the constraints from the different research fields, and to investigate if and how the different views on mantle flow can be reconciled with the currently available data.

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