Monday, October 20
Hot Spot Volcanism: Yellowstone and Hawaii
Reading for Monday: In Chapter 4, p. 95-99, and Chapter 6, p.
157-159, there are descriptions of Hot Spot Volcanoes followed by Continental
Wednesday, October 22
Intrusive igneous Rocks
Plate Tectonics and the Sierra Nevada
Reading for Wednesday: Sections 6.5-6.6 (p. 147-152) contain
some good material on intrusive rocks. Take special note of figure
Friday, October 24
Reading for Friday: Read the selection on accreted terranes in chapter 11 (p. 339 and figure 11.31). Weíll see an excellent video on the topic for the second half of lecture.
On to Week 5