Understanding the Earth II
This course builds on concepts introduced in GEOL 1021 and serves as an introduction to the methods used in reconstructing the geologic history of the Earth and its regions. Topics include the geologic time scale; dating methods; life, fossils and evolution; sedimentary environments; introduction to stratigraphy and correlation; and overview of major events in Earth history. PREREQ: GEOL 1021E. (lec 3) cr 3. This course is not a credit for geology majors and students may not retain credit for both GEOL 1022 and GEOL 1007.