GSCI 2030 Studies in Paleobiology
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as GSCI 9.4.
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2 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory; 3 credits
An inquiry- and lab-based study of important aspects of evolutionary paleontology and the history of life as illustrated by the fossil record. Adaptation, size scaling, evolutionary processes, and paleoecology. One required field trip to study modern beach environments and to collect fossils.
Prerequisite or corequisite: Mathematics *1401 [1.95].
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