Historical Geology

Yongli Gao

East Tennessee State University (Public four-year institution, primarily undergraduate)


Historical Geology is the study of the physical and biological processes which have shaped our Earth over the past 4.6 billion years. This course will present an overview of the methods and disciplines employed to unravel our Earth's history. Students will then be presented with a chronologic history of the geology and evolution of life on our planet.

Course Type: Intro Level:Historical Geology
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This is an introductory course requiring a prerequisite of Physical Geology course. The course includes approximately three hours of lectures and a two hour lab each week.



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