(3 Lec, 1 3-hr Lab) Essentials of geophysics: application of physics understanding Earth, planetary, and solar dynamics. Topics include heat flow, gravity, geodesy, electromagnetism, seismology. Applications to core and mantle dynamics, plate tectonics, volcanoes, hydrology, environmental concerns, and archaeology. Pre: 250, 303, 313, MATH 242, and PHYS 272, PHYS 272L; or consent.