Jul 21, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GSCI 335 - Paleoclimatology

2021-2022 Catalog Year

Credit(s): 3
Lecture: 2
Non-Lecture: 2
The study of fundamental concepts of global-scale environmental and climatic changes in the context of Earth-surface processes and Earth history. The course focuses on physical, chemical and biological signatures of past environments preserved in the geologic record; causes and effects of major climate-changes over various timescales in Earth history; and geologic responses to Pleistocene, Holocene and historical climate change. Laboratory exercises involve characterizing surface processes, data-rich studies of climate- change records and discussions of climate science literature.

Prerequisite(s): GSCI 170 .
Offered: Not on a Regular Basis

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