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Try to buy these two books early, before the class starts!

Geol 4013/6013 Schedule of Lectures, Exercises, Exams, Field Trips, etc.
Textbook
'TCh-x' refers to the: chapters of the Textboo
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Structural Geology, Author: Haakon Fossen
Haaken Possen, Publisher: Cambridge University Press, ISBN 978-0-521-51664-8
Edition: Hardback, Year: 2010 - Modules
Lab Manual
'LCh-x' refers to the chapters of the.Lab Manual
Structural Geology: An Introduction to Geometrical Techniques. Author: Donal M. Ragan, Cambridge University Press, Year: 2009

NOTE: Solved lab exercises must be returned to the TA a week after they are started in class!
Wk Day e-Modules (reading from the Textbook chapters) PPT slides (reading from the Lab Manual chapters) Exercises - Lab Manual chapters, exercise topic
1 Jan 10
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Introduction: (TCh-1) Images Introduction

Resources

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(LCh-11, 269-300) Deformation I

More resources
2 Jan 17
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Deformation module: (TCh-2) Deformation (LCh-13, 346-367) Attitude Lab #1 - LCh1-LCh-2
R   Primary structures Structural planes 1-56
3 Jan 24
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  Lab #2 - LCH3, 4, 11
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Strain in rocks (TCh-3)

Example Deform. 57-87, 269-301
4 Jan 31
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Strain II - Mohr circle

Strain I
LCh-12, 302-343

Lab #3 - LCh-12
R Stress (TCh-4 & Tch-5)   Strain (302-345)
5 Feb 07
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(LCh-9, 198-238)
Force and Stress I

 
R Stress Mohr circle Stress II Plotting nets
6 Feb 14
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book
1ST EXAM
Study chapters TCh 1-3 & all above LCh
Covers: Introduction, Deformation, Strain, Mohr circle for strain

Covers Lab #1, 2, 3
Study Guide

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Rheology (TCh-6)

Rheology I

Lab #4 - LCh-9
Stress (198-239)
7 Feb 21
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Fracture (TCh-7)

Rheology II

Brunton Compass
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" Stereonet (88-129) Distribute Steronet
8 Feb 28
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Spring Break - No class!
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9 Mar 06
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Fault (TCh-8) (LCh-10, 240-267)
Brittle I, Brittle II
Lab #5 - LCh-5 & LCh-6
Steronet
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" Contractional regime Faults 165-197, 240-268
10 Mar 13
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(LCh-8, 165-197) Fault

Lab #6 - LCh-8, LCh-10
Fault
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Kinematic Indicators
(TCh-9 and TCh15)
Extensional Regime  
11 Mar 20
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" Plastic Deformation Lab #7 LCh-14-18 Folds
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Folds (TCh-11) (TCh9) Fold I, Fold II Folds (369-467)
Mar 24
* Field Trip #1 (Saturday) 07:29 AM - 05:30 PM monument
12 Mar 27
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(LCh-14 & 18, 369-492)

GEOrient software

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  Strike-slip regime Stereonet 7 software
13 Apr 03
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book

2ND EXAM

Guide for Part I:
TCh
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, & 9

Time: 11:00 - 12:15

Guide for Part II:
Read chapters related to exercises 4, 5, & 6!
Time: 1:00 - 4:00

Covers Exercises #
4, 5, 6

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Foliation (TCh-12) (LCh-19, 493-502) Field Trip #1 Report due!
14 Apr 10
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Lineation (TCh-13)

Boudinage

Lab #8 - LCh-19
Tectonites (492-503)
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1st research paper talks
Shear zones  
Apr 14 * Field Trip #2 (Saturday) 07:29 AM - 05:30 PM monument
15 Apr 17
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1st and 2nd Research paper talks Talk Grading Criteria Research Papers due!
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2nd Res. Paper Talks   Field Trip #2 Report due!
16 Apr 24
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FINAL EXAM (Comprehensive)
Covers TCh-1-13 & all LCh, and Lab 1 - 8.

Guide: Part I

Time for Part I: Tues: 11 AM - 12:15 PM
Time for Part II: Tues: 01:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Guide: Part II