E-PSCI 248. Topics in Mineral Physics and Chemistry: TBD

Semester: 

Spring
  • Professor: Rebecca Fischer
  • Term: Spring
  • Time: TBA
  • School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  • Course ID: 207625
  • Subject Area: Earth and Planetary Sciences

This seminar course will generally focus on recent advances in understanding the physical and chemical properties of minerals and melts at extreme pressures and temperatures, with implications for the properties, composition, formation, and evolution of Earth and planetary cores and mantles. Students will read and present journal articles on relevant topics, and will rotate responsibility for leading discussions. Specific topics will vary each year offered.