GEOL122

Historical Geology

(3,2) 4

The study of surficial, tectonic, geologic and biologic processes in the context of an Earth history perspective. Emphasis will be placed on evolution of the earth; stratigraphic principles, tectonic framework of North America; rock forming processes, landforms and depositional environments; climate, weathering, surficial processes, and sea level changes; and significant events in the history of plants and animals as recorded by fossils and paleontology studies.

Source: Academic Catalog 2020-21