RIDER UNIVERSITY GEO-310 Structural Geology Fall 2016   

Dr. Gregory C. Herman (email: gherman@rider.edu)

Syllabus and PDFLecture PDFs     Tue. and Thu. lecture 8:00-9:30 am   Fri. Labs 1:00-4:00 pm

 rev. 11/16/2016

Thu. Sep. 8 Lecture 1 Introduction.pdf (4.8 MB)
Tue. Sep. 13 Lecture 2 Primary and secondary structures PDF (3.8 MB from http://globalchange.umich.edu/ben/ES/)
Thu. Sep. 15 Lecture 3 Continuum mechanics and Stress PDF (2.75 MB)
Fri.  Sep. 16 LAB 1  1B-Bits_and_Bytes.pdf (121 KB)   1C-Descriptive_Trig_Geom.pps (1.9 MB) (1.02 MB)
Equipment inventory and software installations.
Tue. Sep. 20 Lecture 4 Deformation and Strain PDF(6.4 MB) Declan DePaor's Interactive Structural Geology
Thu. Sep. 22 Lecture 5 Rheology PDF(3.5 MB)
Fri. Sep. 23 LAB 2

2A-Map_Projections_and_Scales.pps (6.7 MB) (3.28 MB)
2B-Planes_and_Lines.pps (6.8 MB) (2.23 MB) 2C-Borehole_3-Point_Problems.ppt (3.04 MB)

Sat. Sep. 24 Field Trip 1  Field Trip 1 GE KMZ (3.9 MB) 1. Mine Brook Park, Flemington, Hunterdon County, NJ 2. Hopewell Fault, Hopewell Twp. Mercer County, NJ
Tue. Sep. 27 Lecture 6 Brittle Deformation PDF(3.1 MB)
Thu. Sep. 29 Lecture 7 Joints and Veins PDF(7.8 MB)
Fri. Sep. 30 LAB 3

3-Hobbs_Means_Williams_Stereonets.pdf (1.42 MB) 3A-Apparent_Dip.pps (113 KB) (62 KB)
3B-Histograms_and_Stereonets.pps
(1.0 MB) (721 KB)  3C-Sand_Brook_Syncline.pps (1.67 MB) (721 KB)

Tue. Oct. 4 EXAM 1  
Thu. Oct. 6 Lecture 8 Faults and Faulting PDF(10.6 MB)
Fri. Oct. 7 LAB 4

4A-Geology_and_Topography.pps (5.6 MB) (1.39 MB) 4B-Outcrop_Pattern_Cross-Section_Profiles.ppt (1.32 MB)
4C-Maple_Springs_NJGWS_OBI_2012.pps (9.86 MB) (8.25 MB)  4D-Lisle_Chapter_2_Exercises.ppt (1.96 MB) (891 KB)

Tue. Oct. 11 NO CLASS  
Thu. Oct. 13 Lecture 9 Folds and Folding PDF(10.0 MB)
Fri. Oct. 14 NO LAB  
Tue. Oct. 18 Lecture 10 Rifting, Extensional basins; the Newark basin PDF(11.2 MB)
Thu. Oct. 20 Lecture 11 Ductile deformation processes PDF(9.7 MB)
Fri. Oct. 21 LAB 5 5A-Lisle_folds.ppt (2.53 MB)
Tue. Oct. 25 Lecture 12 Rock fabric and Lineation PDF(7.8 MB)
Thu. Oct. 27 Lecture 13 Metamorphism PDF(10.2 MB) Ductile shearing, Transposition, Thermal barometers and chronometers PDF(10.4 MB)
Fri. Oct. 28 LAB 6

6A-Lisle_faults.ppt ( 12.7 MB)  6B-Google Earth Structural Geology Apps
6C-Gregory Rift, Kenya GIF image (23 KB)  6D-Lisle_fault_homework.ppt (281 KB)

Sat. Oct. 29 Field Trip 2 Moore's Creek compound transtentional structures and Byram Lockatong Fm., Jurassic diabase, and shattercones
Tue. Nov. 1 Lecture 14 Exxon-Mobil Seismic-reflection method PDF(3.0 MB) Lithsosphere imaging, Plate convergence, and collision PDF(11.6 MB)
Thu. Nov. 3 Lecture 15 Fold-thrust Belts and NJ Ridge and Valley thrust system  (12.4 MB)
Fri. No. 4 LAB 7

7A-Broughton_cleavage_1946.pdf  (1.4 MB) 7B-Maxwell_cleavage_1962.pdf (1.65 MB)
7C-Herman_Monteverde_1989.pdf
  (6.19 MB) 7D-Cleavage.ppt (6.66 MB)

Tue. Nov. 8 Lecture 16 Oblique and Strike-slip Tectonics (9.9 MB) and Introduction to borehole geophysics.
Thu. Nov. 10 Lecture 17 Caledonian-Appalachian Mountains (9.7 MB) and Mid-Atlantic tectonics (13.8 MB)
Fri. Nov. 11 LAB 8 8A-Hope_Jenny_Jump_Cross_Section.ppt (9.53 MB) 8B-Hope_to_Jenny_Jump_Fieldata.xls (41 KB)
8C-Jenny_Jump_Mt.kmz  (929 KB)
Tue. Nov. 15 EXAM 2 Review questions
Thu. Nov. 17 Lecture 18 Borehole geophysics and fractured aquifers.pdf (10.0 MB)
Fri. Nov. 18 LAB 9

9A_Structural profiling (5.3 MB)  9B_Jenny_Jump_joint_analysis.pptx (8.0 MB)
GANJ 33 Teacher's Worskshop (8.0 MB)
Dolostone aquifer (4 MB PDF),
Argillite and sandstone aquifer (14.7 MB PDF), Granite_and_gneiss_aquifer (2 MB PDF)

Tue. Nov. 22 Lecture 19 Earth Structure and Plate Tectonics (20.3 MB)
Thu. Nov. 24 NO CLASS
Fri. Nov. 25 HOLIDAY  
Tue. Nov. 29 Lecture 20 Impact Tectonics (15.4 MB)
Thu. Dec. 1 Lecture 21 Unconformities & Igneous rocks (2.7 MB) Balanced_Cross_Sections.pdf (6.0 MB)
Fri. Dec. 2 LAB 10

10A-Unconformities_and_Igneous_Rocks.ppt (5.0 MB)  GANJ 32 Data

Sat. Dec. 3 Field Trip 3 Paleozoic and Proterozoic rocks of Northern NJ
Tue. Dec. 6 NO CLASS  
Thu. Dec. 8 Lecture 22 Spectroscopy, Remote sensing (7.7 MB) and LiDAR (7.7 MB)
Fri. Dec. 9 LAB 11

Switch DVD (90-minute movie on world-energy generation and usage by humans)

Thu. Dec. 15 FINAL EXAM 9:00-11:00 am.  Final exam review questions (332 KB)