Global Considerations in Geology (GEOL 406.3)

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Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
GEOL 406 02 January 2017 Bruce Eglington (primary instructor)

Description

Origin of the universe and the solar system; the early earth and the origin and evolution of its core, mantle, crust, oceans, and atmosphere. The Archaean-Proterozoic contrasts; plate tectonics; geochemical cycles and budgets; climatic, atmospheric, hydrospheric and biospheric change; limits on resource exploitation; occurrence, distribution and retardation of radionuclides.

Prerequisite(s)

GEOL 226, 229, 247, and 258.

Note

Students with credit for GEOL 409 may not take this course for credit.

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