Ge 11a/101

Introduction to Geology and Geochemistry

Earth as a Planet

    Instructor: Brian Wernicke (, 317 NM)    
    Teaching Assistants: Sarah Zeichner (, NM100B); Leah Sabbeth (, 303NM)
Course Information Presentations Homeworks
Syllabus (docx) Class Lecture 1 (pptx) Problem Set 1 (docx)
Lectures: 2pm MWF in 251 ARMS Class Lecture 2 (pptx)
Labs: 11-2 Monday in 267 ARMS Class Lecture 3 (pptx)
Field trip: 11/16-11/17 Class Lecture 4 (pptx)
Class Lecture 5 (pptx)
Class Lecture 6 (pptx)
Class Lecture 8&9 (pptx)
Class Lecture 10 (pptx)
  Class Lecture 11 (pptx)
  Class Lecture 12 (pptx)
Class Lecture 14 (pptx)
Class Lecture 19 (pptx)
Class Lecture 20 (pptx)
Class Lecture 21 (pptx)
Class Lecture 22 (pptx)
Class Lecture 26-28 (pptx)
    Usful links:    
    Mineral Identification Key    
    Classification of Magmatic Rocks    
    How to Read a Ternary Diagram    
    Mapping Basics    
    How to Read a Topo Map    
    Find topographic maps for the US:    
    Find geologic maps:    
    GK Gilbert's "Report on the Geology of the Henry Mountains", 1877    
    Tanya Atwater's plate tectonics animations    
    Plate boundaries for Google Earth:    
    Emag2 global magnetic model:    
    Analog models of extension:    
    Analog model of thrust wedge:    
    Global plate reconstruction:    
    Global spreading rates:    
    Dan McKenzie and other talking about the early days of plate tectonics:    
    Besse Pangea breakup movie