EESC 7008T Earth Science II
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as GEOL 608.
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30 hours lecture, 30 hours laboratory and discussion; 3 credits
Agents and processes of gradation: weathering, mass-wasting, groundwater and stream erosion, glaciation, action of wind and waves. Rock types. Movement of the earth's crust. Principles of historical geology. Geologic time, evolution, paleontology. Laboratory work includes a field trip and a museum trip.
Prerequisite: Geology or Earth and Environmental Sciences 7007T [607T] or permission of the chairperson.