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GEO-SCI 691A

Seminar- History of the Earth


  • C1 - CPE Regular Semester Schedule (9/5-12/12)
  • Online

  • Fee:  $1,530 ($510/credit, 3 credits)
  • 42009, Seminar 1

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  • R Leckie
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How to Enroll

The course will cover two important aspects of "historical" geology. The first half of the course will cover fundamental principles and concepts in geosciences needed to reconstruct and interpret Earth's history, including the nature of Earth materials and Earth structure, paleontology and the evolution of life, plate tectonics, major depositional environments and the sedimentary record, role of sea level, the climate system and global climate change, relative dating and geologic time, and principles of stratigraphy and correlation. The second half of the course deals with Earth history; all 4.6 billion years of life, climate, and environmental evolution. Part of the Science Education Online.


  • Last Day to:
  • Register 9/18, Drop 9/18, Withdraw 10/16

Refund Schedule:
Full refund through 9/18, 50% 10/16 (registration fee not refundable)
No refund after 10/16

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