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Physical Geology (GEO 101)

Term: 2018-2019 Academic Year Fall

Faculty

James H. Reynolds IIIShow MyInfo popup for James H. Reynolds III
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Schedule

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

Description

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. Course activities include 2 Saturday field trips (Offered every fall). This course meets General Education Distribution Area II.B