(II) Nature and origin of structural features of Earth’s crust emphasizing structural controls on oil and gas entrapment. Structural patterns and associations are discussed in context of plate tectonic theories, using examples from across the globe. In class exercises and field projects in structural geometry, mapping and cross section construction and seismic reflection data interpretation. Course required of all PEGN and GPGN students. Prerequisite: GEGN101. 3 hours lecture; 3 semester hours.
Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Spring 2017, Spring 2016