GEOL *1200 General Geology II
3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory; 4 1/2 credits
Principles and concepts of geologic time; sedimentary geology; origin and evolution of the universe and its components; origin of the atmosphere and ocean; organic evolution; origin and history of life; regional geology of North America; geology of New York. Laboratory work includes the study of sedimentary rocks stratigraphy; radiometric age dating; correlation; fossils; interpretation of geologic maps and cross sections; regional geology of North America and New York. Laboratory work includes one or more field trips.
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