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UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA


 

GY403 Structural Geology Lectures (PDF format)

Introduction to Structural Geology:

http://www.usouthal.edu/geography/allison/GY403/GY403_Introduction.pdf

Descriptive Analysis- Base Maps:

http://www.usouthal.edu/geography/allison/GY403/GY403_DescriptiveAnalysis_BaseMaps.pdf

Descriptive Analysis- Pace and Compass:

http://www.usouthal.edu/geography/allison/GY403/GY403_DescriptiveAnalysis_PaceAndCompass.pdf

Descriptive Analysis- Alidade & Plane Table  Methods:

http://www.usouthal.edu/geography/allison/GY403/GY403_DescriptiveAanalysis_AlidadeMethods.pdf

Descriptive Analysis- Contacts:

http://www.usouthal.edu/geography/allison/GY403/GY403_DescriptiveAnalysis_GeologicMapping.pdf

Radiometric Dating:

http://www.usouthal.edu/geography/allison/GY403/RadiometricDating.pdf

Kinematics:

http://www.usouthal.edu/geography/allison/GY403/GY403_KinematicAnalysis.pdf

Strain Analysis & Mohr Circle Presentation:

http://www.usouthal.edu/geography/allison/GY403/strain.pdf

Strain Analysis & Mohr Circle Presentation (Printer Friendly version):

http://www.usouthal.edu/geography/allison/GY403/strain_prn.pdf

Dynamic Analysis

http://www.usouthal.edu/geography/allison/GY403/GY403_DynamicAnalysis.pdf

Stress Analysis (including worked examples):

http://www.usouthal.edu/geography/allison/GY403/stress.pdf

Faults:

http://www.usouthal.edu/geography/allison/GY403/GY403_Faulting.pdf

Folds:

http://www.usouthal.edu/geography/allison/GY403/GY403_Folding.pdf

Tectonite Fabric Analysis:

http://www.usouthal.edu/geography/allison/GY403/GY403_Tectonites.pdf

Tectonics:

Shear Zones:

Group 1 Presentation: Llano Uplift Precambrian basement

http://www.usouthal.edu/geography/allison/GY403/Group1_2012.ppt

Group 2 Presentation: Llano Uplift cover (Paleozoic & younger)

http://www.usouthal.edu/geography/allison/GY403/Group2_2012.pptx

Group 3 Presentation: Alabama Piedmont: Ashland-Wedowee Belt

http://www.usouthal.edu/geography/allison/GY403/Group3_2012.pptx

Group 4 Presentation: Precambrian of the Picuris Mountains, New Mexico

http://www.usouthal.edu/geography/allison/GY403/Group4_2012.pptx

Group 5 Presentation: Alabama Piedmont: Talladega Belt

http://www.usouthal.edu/geography/allison/GY403/Group5_2012.pptx

Group 6 Presentation: Mesozoic Strata of Northern New Mexico

http://www.usouthal.edu/geography/allison/GY403/Group6_2012.pptx

Laboratory Lectures

Geological Attitude and 3D Block Diagrams Lecture:

http://www.usouthal.edu/geography/allison/GY403/GY403_Lab_Attitude3DBlock_Lecture.pdf

Orthographic Projections Lecture:

http://www.usouthal.edu/geography/allison/GY403/403_Lab_AppDip3Pt_Lecture.pdf

Stereographic Projections Lecture:

Stereographic Rotations Lecture:

Contoured Stereonets Lecture:

Cross Sections Lecture:

http://www.usouthal.edu/geography/allison/GY403/GY403_CrossSectionLabLecture.pdf

Campus Geologic Map Lecture:

High Falls Branch Mapping Project Lecture:

Stereonet Statistical Methods:

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David Allison

University of South Alabama

Department of Earth Sciences

Last modified: 1/1/2014