Group Size
3 hours
Skill Level
Course Brochure
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Course Description

 Introduction to the Earth’s interior:

Overview of the Earth’s internal structure, Earth Formation, Meteorites and Planetary models Mineralogical composition.

 Crystal Structure:

Crystal Systems, Space groups, Earth forming minerals, Experimental Techniques in mineral Physics.

 Mantle:

Mineralogy and Geochemistry of the upper mantle and lower mantle, Elasticity, seismic properties; Rheology.

 Core:

Basic structure and composition of the outer and inner core, seismic signatures in the core, density and the light elements in the core.

Teachers / Speakers

Rajkrishna Dutta
Assistant Professor

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