May 25, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin
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GSCI 170 - Historical Geology


2023-2024 Catalog Year

Credit(s): 4
Lecture: 3
Non-Lecture: 3


An introduction to the origin and evolution - atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere, and lithosphere. Attention is given to the many approaches used to determine the history of the Earth through study of its materials, surface features, and structures as well as through modern studies that utilize geochemistry, geophysics, and planetary astronomy. Ancient environmental change will be used as context for understanding the modern with specific emphasis on our changing climate.

Prerequisite(s): GSCI 160  and GSCI 161  or GSCI 120  and GSCI 121  
Offered: Every Spring Semester






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