2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

GEOL 513 Experimental Petrology

Students are introduced with several experimental apparatuses that are designed to simulate the behavior of Earth's materials at different P-T conditions. Students will learn various heterogeneous phase equilibria that are of interest to geologists. Students are expected to learn how to construct various phase diagrams and to apply appropriate melting systems to model the formation of solid Earth and the other terrestrial bodies. Prerequisite: GEOL 510. Not open to students who have credit in GEOL 413.