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2013-2014 Academic Year

Paleontology ERTH 2312 [0.5 credit]
Introduction to macrofossil and microfossil groups, their paleoenvironmental significance, and principles of evolutionary paleoecology. Prerequisites: ERTH 1001 or ERTH 1006 or ERTH 1007; or permission of the Department. Lectures two hours a week and a laboratory three hours a week.

Climate Change: An Earth Sciences Perspective ERTH 2402 [0.5 credit]
Paleoecological and biostratigraphic significance, and evolutionary history of marine and freshwater microorganisms. Prerequisites: ERTH 2312, or permission of the Department. Lectures, seminars and laboratory five hours a week.

Field Geology III ERTH 4807 [0.5 credit]
"The Geology of Mallorca, Spain" September, 2013

Two-week field camp designed to extend the student's geological knowledge by integrating advanced field, theory and experimental data. Assessment based on written reports, seminars, and oral examinations. Part of the cost is borne by the student. Departmental funding assistance is available for only one of ERTH 4807 and ERTH 4808. Prerequisites: completion of the third-year Earth Sciences course requirements and permission of the Department.

Paleobiology ERTH 4005-5306 [0.5 credit]
Extinctions, micro- and macro-evolutionary processes, long-term trends and cycles in the Phanerozoic; functional morphology; application of invertebrates to biostratigraphy, paleoceanography and paleolimnology. Lectures and seminars.

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