ENVIRON 120 - Geology of National Parks and Monuments
Section: 001
Term: FA 2010
Subject: Program in the Environment (ENVIRON)
Department: LSA Environment
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS
Credit Exclusions:
No credit if completed GEOSCI/ENVIRON 116, 117, or 119, or both GEOSCI 205 AND GEOSCI/ENVIRON 206. Only 3 credits with GEOSCI 205 or GEOSCI/ENVIRON 206.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This is an introductory course that uses the National Parks (Hawaii, Yellowstone, Crater Lake, Yosemite, Grand Canyon, Zion, Pt. Reyes, Death Valley, Grand Teton, Rocky Mtn, Glacier and Pictured Rocks) to explore the geological history of the Earth, and specifically the tectonic evolution of the North American continent. Topics include plate tectonics, global volcanism, large explosive volcanic eruptions, the age of the Earth, the history of life (fossil record), meteorite impacts, earthquakes, mountain building, the origin of the Great Lakes, and climate change throughout Earth history.

ENVIRON 120 - Geology of National Parks and Monuments
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
33613
Open
88
 
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
002 (LAB)
P
33615
Open
10
 
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M 2:00PM - 4:00PM
003 (LAB)
P
33617
Open
7
 
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Tu 12:00PM - 2:00PM
004 (LAB)
P
33619
Open
11
 
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Th 2:00PM - 4:00PM
005 (LAB)
P
33621
Closed
0
 
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Th 12:00PM - 2:00PM
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