EARTH 110 - Evolving Oceans
Fall 2023, Section 002
Instruction Mode: Section 002 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Earth and Environmental Sciences (EARTH)
Department: LSA Earth & Environmental Sciences
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Requirements & Distribution:
Minicourse, Sustain
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in GEOSCI 222 or EARTH 222/ENVIRON 232.
Waitlist Capacity:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:
Start/End Date:
Partial Term 10/18/23 - 12/6/23 (see other Sections below)
NOTE: Drop/Add deadlines are dependent on the class meeting dates and will differ for full term versus partial term offerings.
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EARTH 110 is a minicourse that explores the impacts of climate change on the world's oceans and the history of past oceanic life, events, and environments as recorded in seafloor sediments. Lectures address the nature and rate of past and modern (anthropogenic) perturbations to the physical, chemical, and biological state of the oceans.

Course Requirements:

Exams will be in person or on Canvas, 1 hour exam time.

Intended Audience:

Intended for all students interested in the oceans, how they have changed through Earth history, and how humans are changing the oceans today.

Class Format:

2 hours of lecture per week


EARTH 110 - Evolving Oceans
Schedule Listing
002 (LEC)
 In Person
TuTh 9:00AM - 10:00AM
Partial Term 10/18/23 - 12/6/23
Note: Half-term minicourse. Meets Oct 24 thru Dec 9. Final Exam on Dec 7 unless otherwise arranged. Drop/add deadline is Nov 7.

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