University of Calgary

GLGY 555 - Global Tectonics - Fall 2019

Global aspects of plate tectonics and regional geology through time. Application of fundamental stratigraphic and structural principles. Contributions of geophysics, geochemistry, experimental and theoretical petrology to the modern plate tectonic model. Analysis and interpretation of major structural provinces as they relate to plate boundary interactions.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-2S)


  • Geology 431 or 443, and Geology 493 or 491.


This course will be offered next in Fall 2020.
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