Earth: Evolution of a Habitable Planet

GEOL 0240 S01 [CRN: 25790]

Introduces Earth's surface environment evolution - climate, chemistry, and physical makeup. Uses Earth's carbon cycle to understand solar, tectonic, and biological cycles' interactions. Examines the origin of the sedimentary record, dating of the geological record, chemistry and life on early Earth, and the nature of feedbacks that maintain the "habitable" range on Earth. Two field trips; five laboratories arranged. Prerequisite: GEOL 0220 or 0230, or instructor permission. WRIT
Term
Spring 2018
Credit Hours
1
Maximum Enrollment
59
Course Attributes
Writing - Designated Courses
Primary Instructor
Meetings
11:00 - 11:50 Mon, Wed, Fri - from Jan 24, 2018 to May 18, 2018
Exam Group Code
04