ES 111 - Earth Science

ES 111 - Earth Science

4.00 Cr
Natural Science with Lab. An introduction to Earth and the geologic processes that shape our planet. Topics include origin and formation of solar system, interior structure of the planet, plate teotonics, geologic history, and the erosion process that shape the surface on which life depends. We will also discuss geologic resources, geologic hazards, human impacts, and the climate system. Lecture topics are reinforced by hands-on laboratory and field trips that include rock and mineral identification, interpretation of geologic features, use of maps and satellite imagery.
Term: 
2021FA
Method: 
LEC
LAB
Faculty: 
Heiser, Patricia