University of Utah Block U


On this page you may find handouts given in class. Click to download.

Description and motivation for the course

Course Schedule

List and Description of Topics

Presentation Tips and Abstract Writing

Article by Atwater (1970) on Tectonics of Western North America


Topic 1: "Earth systems" approach for Lake Bonneville – Great Salt Lake

Topic 2: Tectonics of Western North America

Topic 3: Approaching seven billion and counting - humans as agents of geologic change

Topic 4: Energetics of the Earth (global energy fluxes)

Topic 5: Global mass fluxes

Topic 6: Mid-ocean ridge as a geologic system

Topic 7: "Geo-slam": Presentations on Student Research


Presentations given by David S. Chapman and guest speakers will be posted here...