EESC 7011T The History of Life
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as GEOL 611.
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45 hours; 3 credits
The history of life on earth as evidenced by fossils; origin and evolution of early life forms; the oxygen revolution; rise of animals and diversification of life; origin of vertebrates; conquest of land; dinosaurs and the reptile zenith; birds; origin and diversification of mammals; primates and human ancestry; mass extinction and the future.