Stephen E. Wood
Up-to-date survey of geological features and processes on and within planets and their moons deduced from sampling, remote sensing, spacecraft imagery, and theory. Comparative discussion of volcanism, tectonics, surface processes, and thermal evolution. Examination of moon rocks and meteorites. Prerequisite: either ESS 101, ESS 105, ESS 210, ESS 211.
Course information at http://earthweb.ess.washington.edu/ess-306
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Any introductory geology course (such as those listed above) or permission of the instructor (for those who have studied geology on their own and/or are willing to do additional assigned background reading during the course)
Class assignments and grading