Geology 101

***Week 5***

Monday, October 27
Intrusive igneous Rocks
Plate Tectonics and the Sierra Nevada

Reading for Monday: Sections 6.5-6.6 (p. 147-152) contain some good material on intrusive rocks.  Take special note of figure 6.14.

Wednesday, October 29
Accretionary Tectonics

Reading for Wednesday: Read the selection on accreted terranes in chapter 11 (p. 339 and figure 11.31).  Well see an excellent video on the topic for the second half of lecture.

Friday, October 31  Midterm Review

On to week 6