Professor of Geol. Sci.
& R in GY126 10:10-11:00 am
GY210 W & R 12:20-2:15 pm,
2:30- 4:25 pm
Earth System History (3rd)
(or 2nd below)
EVOLUTION OF THE EARTH
G104 HOME PAGE
- The Evolution of the Earth is an introductory
science course focused on the 5-billion years of Earth history.
It employs a deductive approach to build understanding the significance
rocks and fossils and reconstructing the origins of mountains,
continents, and ocean basins.
- The course focuses on how the characteristics of rocks and
provide clues to the reconstruction of Earth's history and the
processes that have shaped its change over geological time. It
major events in Earth's history and apects of its evolution that are
relevant to contemporary
- The primary course objectives are to develop an
understanding of how and why the Earth changes over time, and the
ability to interpret the history
of its evolution from preserved rock records.