University of Calgary

GLGY 445 - Structural Geology - Winter 2017

Mechanical principles involved in the deformation of rocks; classification of tectonic structures in stratified and non-stratified rocks; manipulation of structural data and its predictive use. Includes basic kinematics, dynamics, rheology, and descriptive structural geology. Also includes a strong lab component emphasizing 3D problem solving, structural analysis, and the use of geologic data sets to construct geologic cross-sections.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-3)


  • Geology 343; Mathematics 253 or 283 or 267 or 277 or Applied Mathematics 219; Mathematics 211.


  • Credit for both Geology 445 and 341 will not be allowed.


This course will be offered next in Winter 2018.
Powered by UNITIS. More features.