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Marine Invertebrate Paleontology part of Courses
Introductory upper level undergraduate course in marine invertebrate paleo.

Paleontology part of Courses
Catalog description: GEOL 300 Paleontology. 2 hours. The fossil record of life on Earth. History, taxonomy, patterns of development and ancient communities. Laboratory emphasizes fossil identification, ...

Geology 137 Invertebrate Paleontology part of Courses
Course is an introductory survey of Paleontology for undergraduate geology majors. Although the title is Invertebrate Paleontology, I tend to expand the coverage of the course to include some material on ...

Invertebrate Paleontology part of Courses
This course is a required upper level course designed to expose students to fundamental theories and methods of paleontology including taxonomy, taphonomy, and paleoecology.

Paleobiology part of Courses
This course is a blend of Earth History and Paleontology. It is designed as a second course (after Intro) in Geology.

Historical Geology part of Courses
The geologic history of the Earth and its inhabitants as revealed by fossil record with emphasis on North America.

Paleobiology part of Courses
A lecture and laboratory course exploring the evolutionary history of invertebrates and vertebrates by studying fossils, evolutionary, and geological concepts.

Evolution of the Earth part of Courses
Goals of class: To discuss the past history of Earth and its inhabitants. It examines how the geologic record can be used to reconstruct how we got where we are today, and how it can help us predict the future.

Paleontology, AGLY 311 part of Courses
Paleontology, AGLY 311, surveys all aspects of life on Earth. We will discuss fossils of single-celled organisms, invertebrate and vertebrate animals, microscopic organisms, simple plants, and advanced plants, as ...

Paleontology and Stratigraphy part of Courses
This course introduces the major groups of modern and fossil invertebrates and the fundamental concepts of stratigraphy. Students will develop and employ a variety of field and laboratory skills while investigating ...

Principles of Paleontology part of Courses
Morphology, phylogeny, temporal distribution, and paleoecology of fossils, with emphasis on applying invertebrates to the recognition of ancient environments and environmental change through geologic time. ...

Darwin & Dinosaurs part of Courses
non-major general science

Paleontology part of Courses
Paleontology is the study of past life. This includes both the organisms themselves and a variety of problems that study of the organisms can solve. During this semester, we will consider the more common fossil ...

Invertebrate Paleontology part of Courses
Students study invertebrate and microscopic animal life, including the morphological trends, phylogenetic characteristics and evolutionary trends in the major invertebrate phyla.

Paleontology part of Courses
Catalog Description: The life of the geologic past, including the application of the study of fossils to evolution processes, paleoecology, and biostratigraphy. Laboratories will emphasize invertebrates including ...

Invertebrate Paleontology and Paleoecology part of Courses
A study of the major groups of fossil invertebrates including their phylogenetic relationships, paleoecology, and importance for geologic-biostratigraphic problem-solving. Special topics include speciation, ...

History of Life on Earth: Global Change in the Biosphere part of Courses
This a non-majors undergraduate course for students filling a general education requirement

Paleontology part of Courses
This course provides an overview of the kinds of questions we ask using the fossil record and the types of data and methods we apply to these questions. We examine the fossil record from biological and geological ...

Geobiology and the History of Life part of Courses
Principles of paleontology as applied to problems in geology and biology; a wide spectrum of fossil organisms will be covered in the course with an emphasis on invertebrate animals. Consideration is given to ...

Paleontology part of Courses
Covers general principles of paleontology; selected key events in the history of life on Earth; major groups of fossil invertebrate animals. A weekly two-hour lab, two Saturday field trips, and an independent ...



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