Physical and Historical Geology II
The study of surficial processes and landforms in the context of their historical perspective. Emphasis will be placed on evolution of the earth; stratigraphic principles, tectonic framework of North America; landforms and depositional environments; climate, weathering, surficial processes, and sea level changes; and significant events in the history of plants and animals. Laboratory exercises involve geologic maps, invertebrate paleontology, and surficial processes including envrionmental applications. Pre- or corequisites: GEOL121 or NSCI102 or GEOL115.
Source: Academic Catalog 2011-12