Description
HISTORICAL GEOLOGY
Basic principles for reconstructing the geologic past are introduced, and earth history is surveyed in terms of geological and biological evolution from the origin of the solar system to the present. Laboratory work includes study of rocks as clues to earth history, identification of fossils, stratigraphic correlation, paleoenvironmental and paleogeographic reconstruction, and interpretation of geologic history from geologic maps.
Details
Grading Basis
LG/SU3 Elective Basis
Units
4
Component
Laboratory - Required
Lecture - Required
Offering
Course
GEOL 0061
Academic Group
UPITT - Johnstown
Academic Organization
UPJ - Natural Science
Campus
Johnstown Campus
Enrollment Requirements
PREQ: GEOL 0015
Typically Offered
Spring