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Physical Geology (GEO 101)

Term: 2018-2019 Academic Year Fall


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Tue, 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM (8/21/2018 - 12/14/2018) Location: MAIN MS 209


Through lecture, laboratory and field experiences, Physical Geology introduces the student to the processes that shape Earth’s surface. After introducing minerals and rocks, the course explores mountain building through plate tectonics, earthquakes, and volcanism. Sculpting of the surface is addressed through weathering and erosion caused by water, wind, and ice. Three hours of lecture and two hours of lab. Offered every fall. Meets General Education Distribution Area II.B.