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Winter Academic Term 2003 Course Guide

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Courses in Geological Sciences


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Winter Academic Term, 2003 (January 6 - April 25)

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GEOSCI 102. Energy from the Earth.

Introductory Courses and Courses for Non-concentrators

Section 002 MEETS MAR 4 TO APR 15. FINAL EXAM ON APR 15 UNLESS OTHERWISE ARRANGED.

Instructor(s): Stephen E Kesler (skesler@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (1). (NS). (BS). May not be repeated for credit.

Mini/Short course

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

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GEOSCI 104. Ice Ages, Past and Future.

Introductory Courses and Courses for Non-concentrators

Section 001 MEETS JAN 7 TO FEB 20. FINAL EXAM ON FEB 20 UNLESS OTHERWISE ARRANGED.

Instructor(s): Jeffrey C Alt (jalt@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in GEOSCI 151. (1). (NS). (BS). May not be repeated for credit.

Mini/Short course

Credits: (1).

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GEOSCI 105. Continents Adrift.

Introductory Courses and Courses for Non-concentrators

Section 001 MEETS FROM JAN 7 TO FEB 20. FINAL EXAM ON FEB 20 UNLESS OTHERWISE ARRANGED.

Instructor(s): Josep M Pares (jmpares@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in GEOSCI 205 or 146. (1). (NS). (BS). May not be repeated for credit.

Mini/Short course

Credits: (1).

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GEOSCI 106. Fossils, Primates, and Human Evolution.

Introductory Courses and Courses for Non-concentrators

Section 002 MEETS MAR 4 TO APR 15. FINAL EXAM ON APR 15 UNLESS OTHERWISE ARRANGED.

Instructor(s): Philip D Gingerich (gingeric@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in GEOSCI 125. (1). (NS). (BS). May not be repeated for credit.

Mini/Short course

Credits: (1).

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GEOSCI 111. Climate and Mankind.

Introductory Courses and Courses for Non-concentrators

Section 001 MEETS JAN 7 TO FEB 20. FINAL EXAM ON FEB 20 UNLESS OTHERWISE ARRANGED.

Instructor(s): David K Rea (davidrea@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in GEOSCI 201 or 151. (1). (NS). (BS). May not be repeated for credit.

Mini/Short course

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

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GEOSCI 117. Introduction to Geology.

Introductory Courses and Courses for Non-concentrators

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Rob Van Der Voo (voo@umich.edu) , Josep M Pares (jmpares@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in GEOSCI 116, 119, or 120. Those with credit for GEOSCI 205 may only elect GEOSCI 117 for 4 credits. (5). (NS). (BS). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (5).

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GEOSCI 118. Introductory Geology Laboratory.

Introductory Courses and Courses for Non-concentrators

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: Prior or concurrent enrollment in GEOSCI 119, or 205 and 206, or 135. Credit is not granted for GEOSCI 118 to those with credit for an introductory course in geology (GEOSCI 116, 117, or 218). (1). (NS). (BS). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (1).

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GEOSCI 119. Introductory Geology Lectures.

Introductory Courses and Courses for Non-concentrators

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Rob Van Der Voo (voo@umich.edu) , Josep M Pares (jmpares@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in GEOSCI 116, 117, 120. No credit granted to those who have completed both GEOSCI 205 and 206. Those with credit for GEOSCI 205 may only elect GEOSCI 119 for 3 credits. (4). (NS). (BS). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (4).

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GEOSCI 120. Geology of National Parks and Monuments.

Introductory Courses and Courses for Non-concentrators

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Bruce H Wilkinson (eustasy@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Credit is not granted for GEOSCI 120 to those with credit for an introductory course in geology (GEOSCI 116, 117, 119). No credit granted to those who have completed both GEOSCI 205 and 206. (4). (NS). (BS). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: http://www-personal.umich.edu/~eustasy/GS120.html

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GEOSCI 140. Science and the Media.

Introductory Courses and Courses for Non-concentrators

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Carolina R Lithgow-Bertelloni (crlb@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: High school science highly recommended. Only first-year students, including those with sophomore standing, may pre-register for First-Year Seminars. All others need permission of instructor. (3). (NS). May not be repeated for credit.

First-Year Seminar

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: http://www.geo.lsa.umich.edu/~crlb/COURSES/140/gs140.html

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GEOSCI 145. Evolution of the Earth.

Introductory Courses and Courses for Non-concentrators

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Chris Michael Hall

Prerequisites & Distribution: Only first-year students (including first-year students with sophomore standing) may pre-register for this course. All others need permission of instructor. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in GEOSCI 135. Those with credit for GEOSCI 115 may only elect GEOSCI 145 for 2 credits. (3). (NS). (BS). May not be repeated for credit.

First-Year Seminar

Credits: (3).

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GEOSCI 147. Natural Hazards.

Introductory Courses and Courses for Non-concentrators

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Larry John Ruff (ruff@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Only first-year students (including first-year students with sophomore standing) may pre-register for this course. All others need permission of instructor. Those with credit for GEOSCI 107 or 205 may only elect GEOSCI 147 for 2 credits. Those who have credit for both GEOSCI 107 and 205 may only elect 147 for 1 credit. (3). (NS). (BS). May not be repeated for credit.

First-Year Seminar

Credits: (3).

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GEOSCI 154(279). Ocean Resources.

Introductory Courses and Courses for Non-concentrators

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Jeffrey C Alt (jalt@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: High school science and math recommended. Only first-year students (including first-year students with sophomore standing) may pre-register for this course. All others need permission of instructor. (3). (NS). (BS). May not be repeated for credit.

First-year seminar

Credits: (3).

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GEOSCI 172 / UC 111 / SOC 111 / NRE 111 / AOSS 172. Introduction to Global Change II.

Introductory Courses and Courses for Non-concentrators

Section 001.

Instructor(s): David Allan (dallan@umich.edu) , Mary Anne Carroll (mcarroll@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: No credit for seniors. (4). (Excl). May not be included in a concentration plan. May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: http://www.globalchange.umich.edu/globalchange2/

See University Courses 111.001.

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GEOSCI 201 / GEOG 201. Introductory Geography: Earth Systems Science.

Introductory Courses and Courses for Non-concentrators

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Brian P Kennedy , James D Gleason

Prerequisites & Distribution: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in GEOSCI 144. Those with credit for GEOSCI 111 may only elect GEOSCI 201 for 3 credits. (4). (NS). (BS). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (4; 3 in the half-term).

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GEOSCI 206. How the Earth Works: the Water Cycle and Environment.

Introductory Courses and Courses for Non-concentrators

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Lynn Walter (lmwalter@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Those with credit for GEOSCI 109 may only elect GEOSCI 206 for 1 credit. (2). (NS). (BS). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (2).

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GEOSCI 222. Introductory Oceanography.

Introductory Courses and Courses for Non-concentrators

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Theodore C Moore Jr (tedmoore@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in AOSS 203. (3). (NS). (BS). (QR/2). May not be repeated for credit.

Half QR

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

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GEOSCI 223. Introductory Oceanography, Laboratory.

Introductory Courses and Courses for Non-concentrators

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: Concurrent enrollment in GEOSCI 222. (1). (NS). (BS). (QR/2). May not be repeated for credit.

Half QR

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

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GEOSCI 232. Earth Materials.

Introductory Courses and Courses for Non-concentrators

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Lars P Stixrude (stixrude@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Prior or concurrent enrollment in CHEM 125/130 or 210/211. Those with credit for GEOSCI 231 may elect GEOSCI 232 for only 2 credits. (4). (NS). (BS). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: http://www.geo.lsa.umich.edu/~stixrude/GS232/index.html

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GEOSCI 310. Petrology.

Primarily for Concentrators

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Rebecca Ann Lange (becky@umich.edu) , Eric J Essene (essene@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: GEOSCI 231 and either an introductory geological sciences course or GEOSCI 351 to be elected prior to or concurrently with GEOSCI 310. (4). (Excl). (BS). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

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GEOSCI 351. Structural Geology.

Primarily for Concentrators

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Ben A Van Der Pluijm (vdpluijm@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: GEOSCI 117 or 119. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in GEOSCI 451. (4). (Excl). (BS). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: http://www-personal.umich.edu/~vdpluijm/gs351.htm

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GEOSCI 418. Paleontology.

Primarily for Concentrators

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Daniel C Fisher (dcfisher@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: GEOSCI 117 or BIOLOGY 162. (3). (Excl). (BS). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

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GEOSCI 419. Paleontology Laboratory.

Primarily for Concentrators

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Daniel C Fisher (dcfisher@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Prior or concurrent enrollment in GEOSCI 418. (1). (Excl). (BS). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

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GEOSCI 427. Environmental and Technological Applications of Mineralogy.

Primarily for Concentrators

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Rodney C Ewing (rodewing@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: GEOSCI 231/232, comparable courses in the solid-state, or the approval of the instructor. (3). (Excl). (BS). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

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GEOSCI 436. Field Studies in Stratigraphy, Paleontology, and Sedimentology.

Primarily for Concentrators

Section 001 Topic? [credits?].

Instructor(s): Kyger C Lohmann (kacey@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (1-4). (Excl). (BS). May be repeated for credit.

Credits: (1-4).

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GEOSCI 437. Evolution of Vertebrates.

Primarily for Concentrators

Instructor(s): Jeffrey A Wilson (wilsonja@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: A course in general biology or historical geology. (4). (Excl). (BS). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

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GEOSCI 438. Evolution of the Primates.

Primarily for Concentrators

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Philip D Gingerich (gingeric@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (4). (Excl). (BS). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

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GEOSCI 442. Earth Surface Processes and Soils.

Primarily for Concentrators

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Joel D Blum (jdblum@umich.edu) , Todd A Ehlers

Prerequisites & Distribution: Upperclass standing; an introductory course in physical geology is recommended but not required. (4). (Excl). (BS). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

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GEOSCI 449. Marine Geology.

Primarily for Concentrators

Section 001.

Instructor(s): David K Rea (davidrea@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: GEOSCI 222/223 or introductory physical geology. (3). (Excl). (BS). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

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GEOSCI 451. Introductory Earth Structure.

Primarily for Concentrators

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Ben A Van Der Pluijm (vdpluijm@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of Instructor. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in GEOSCI 351. (3). (Excl). (BS). Geology and oceanography concentrators should not enroll in GEOSCI 451, but elect GEOSCI 351. May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: http://www-personal.umich.edu/~vdpluijm/gs351.htm

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GEOSCI 458. X-ray Analysis of Crystalline Materials.

Primarily for Concentrators

Section 001.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: GEOSCI 455. (3). (Excl). (BS). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

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GEOSCI 477. Hydrogeology.

Primarily for Concentrators

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Maria C Cruz Da Silva Castro

Prerequisites & Distribution: PHYSICS 140 (or 160)/141, CHEM 125/130, and MATH 116; MATH 215/216 are recommended. (4). (Excl). (BS). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

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GEOSCI 489. Geological Sciences Honors.

Primarily for Concentrators

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (1-6). (Excl). (BS). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.

Credits: (1-6).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Readings, discussions, and special work in geological sciences for undergraduate Honors students. May be taken as a one-term or two-term sequence with Geological Sciences 490.

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GEOSCI 490. Geological Sciences Honors.

Primarily for Concentrators

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (1-6). (Excl). (BS). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.

Credits: (1-6).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Readings, discussions, and special work in geological sciences for undergraduate Honors students. May be taken as a one-term or two-term sequence with Geological Sciences 489.

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GEOSCI 497. Turner Lecture Seminar.

Primarily for Concentrators

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Lynn M Walter (lmwalter@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Two required GeoScience concentration core courses. (1). (Excl). May be elected twice for credit.

Mini/Short course

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

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GEOSCI 498. Research or Special Work.

Primarily for Concentrators

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (1-6). (Excl). (BS). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.

Credits: (1-6).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Research or special work in geological sciences for undergraduate or graduate students. May be taken as a one-term or two-term sequence with Geological Sciences 499.

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GEOSCI 499. Research or Special Work.

Primarily for Concentrators

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (1-6). (Excl). (BS). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.

Credits: (1-6).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Research or special work in geological sciences for undergraduate or graduate students. May be taken as a one-term or two-term sequence with Geological Sciences 498.

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