syllf08 - ES406 Structural Geology Lab Western Oregon...

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1 ES406 Structural Geology Lab Western Oregon University Fall Term 2008, 1 CR, By Arrangement, NS218 INSTRUCTOR: Dr. S. Taylor OFFICE: RM 210 Natural Sciences Bldg OFFICE HOURS: M-R 4-5 PM; Phone: (w) 838-8398 (cell) 541-760-9216 By Appointment e-mail: taylors@wou.edu Web Site: www.wou.edu/taylor REQUIRED TEXT: Twiss, R.J., and Moores, E.M., Structural Geology: W.H. Freeman and Co., New York, 532 pp. Rowland, S.M. and Duebendorfer, E.M., Structural Analysis and Synthesis, 2nd Ed.: Blackwell Scientific Publications, Boston, 279 pp. ADDITIONAL READING: Compton, R.R., 1962, Manual of Field Geology: John Wiley and Sons, New York, 378 pp. (photocopied readings will be provided by instructor). COURSE DESCRIPTION: Structural geology is the study of the architecture of rocks as resulting from tectonic deformation. Classic structural geology is concerned with the study of rock deformation features such as folds, joints, faults and foliation. More recent work focuses on the timing and kinematics of deformation; i.e. what tectonic processes were operating when, to result in
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