EESC 1070 Exploring the Earth System

3 hours; 3 credits

Earth system science, Origin and evolution of the earth, Time scales of environmental and geological processes, Earth materials, Rock cycle, Plate tectonics, Biogeochemical cycles, Global climate changes, Greenhouse effect and global warming, Circulation in the oceans and atmosphere, Atmospheric circulation, Stratospheric ozone depletion, Global population dynamics, Environmental pressures on natural resource utilization (petroleum & water), Public policy and global environment, Humans as geologic agents


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