University of Calgary

GLGY 445 - Structural Geology - Winter 2022

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.


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


This course will be offered next in Winter 2023.
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