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Earth: Evolution of a Habitable World
This is Earth history taught from a planetary science perspective, comparing it to its neighboring planets. Using a systems approach, students determine how and why the atmosphere and the climate have changed over ...

Sedimentology and Stratigraphy
Tom Hickson, University of St. Thomas (MN)
This course covers the basics of fluid flow and sediment transport, sedimentary structures and textures, and-forming the bridge between modern landforms and ancient rocks-depositional sedimentary environments. The ...

History of Earth, intermediate level
Michelle Markley, Mount Holyoke College
Michelle Markley Mount Holyoke College a Private four-year institution, primarily undergraduate . Course URL: Subject: Geoscience:Geology, Geology:Historical GeologyResource Type: Course ...

SEDIMENTOLOGY AND STRATIGRAPHY
COURSE SYLLABUS Instructor Information Dr. Thomas Hickson e-mail: tahickson@stthomas.edu Purpose of the Course Broadly-speaking, the purpose of this course is to teach you how to think like a geologist ...

Designing a sedimentary geology course around field-based class projects that yield publishable research
James Ebert, SUNY College at Oneonta
Field-based research projects can be the heart of a course in sedimentary geology. Course content, organization, readings and laboratory experiences are dictated by the nature of the specific project. Less content ...

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Historical Geology
Brad Hubeny, Salem State University
This is the second class for majors. It also can serve as the second class of a two class science distribution requirement for non-science majors. The prerequisite it Physical Geology.

Geology in Historic Context
Wm. Jay Sims, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Encyclopedic use of the text book, beginning with Chapter one and off-text material about rates, feedback, scale. Then continue with Archean/Proterozoic, Paleozoic, Mesozoic, Cenozoic, but not as a ...

Historical Geology
Shelley Jaye, Northern Virginia Community College
Introductory Historical Geology

Historical Geology
Pamela Nelson, Glendale Community College
This course outlines the origin and history of the earth and the corresponding biologic changes through geologic time.

Principles of Paleontology
Pennilyn Higgins, University of Rochester
This course is designed to introduce the basic principles of paleontology - the study of fossil organisms in the geological record. Topics to be covered include: Taphonomy and the processes of fossilization; ...

Paleobiology and Paleontology
Sarah Fowell, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Basic anatomy and morphology of common invertebrate fossils, methods of analysis, and applications to geologic dating and environmental reconstruction

GEOL 307--Paleobiology I
Ronald Martin, University of Delaware
From the course catalogue: Recognition, biology and paleobiology of major groups of invertebrates. Use of the fossil record in solving environmental and paleoenvironmental problems. Principles of stratigraphy and ...

Paleobiology
Thomas Olszewski, Texas A & M University
Principles of paleobiology; study of organisms important in the marine fossil record; application of paleontology to geologic problems

Introduction to Paleontology
Judy Massare, SUNY College at Brockport
The course covers major principles of paleontology: recognizing and describing fossil species, biostratigraphy, classification systems, evolution, paleoecology, and functional morphology.

Evolution and Creationism
Katherine Bulinski, Bellarmine University
Creation stories are a central tenant to many of the world's religious traditions and help us to understand our place in the universe. At the same time, scientific evidence demonstrates how earth and the ...

Paleontology
John Taylor, Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus

Paleontology
Dan Stephen, Utah Valley State College
Focuses on systematics of the major groups of past life represented in the fossil record; includes taxonomy, biogeography, and phylogeny. Explores the utility of fossils in paleoecology, paleoclimatology, and ...

Introduction to Paleontology
Karen Koy, Missouri Western State College
A review of major principles and techniques in paleontology including but not limited to evolutionary relationships and processes, systematics, community analysis, and comparative anatomy of living organisms and ...

Quaternary Paleontology
Christopher Hill, Boise State University
This is a required course for the undergraduate degree in geoarchaeology. Most of the students that take the course are majors in anthropology, biology, and geology. The course provides an overview of Pleistocene ...

Paleobiology
David Sunderlin, Lafayette College
An organismal and systems approach to the study of the marine and terrestrial fossil record. The course will focus on diversification and extinction of biotas in the context of the environmental history of Earth. ...

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