EESC 7007T Earth Science I
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as GEOL 607.
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30 hours lecture, 30 hours laboratory and discussion; 3 credits
Stars and the solar system, description and motions of the earth in space, earth-moon system. Structure of the atmosphere. Weather elements and observations. Properties of the oceans. Internal structure of the earth: earthquakes, igneous activity. Laboratory work includes trip to the Rose Center for Earth and Space. (Not open to students who have completed a course in the physical world or principles of physical geography or historical geology or earth science.)
Prerequisite: two terms of general physics and two terms of general chemistry.