Academic Calendar - 2018

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2018
Western Main Campus

Earth Sciences 4462A/B

GLACIAL AND QUATERNARY GEOLOGY


The last 2 million years of Earth history. Glacial-interglacial cycles, global sea level and climate changes, and their causes. Extent and dynamics of North American Pliestocene ice sheets. Dating methods, Quaternary resources, waste disposal, air photo interpretation and surficial mapping. Laboratory exercises, field project, field trip.

Prerequisite(s): 0.5 course from Earth Sciences 2260A/B, Earth Sciences 3314A/B, Geography 2330A/B, Geography 3333A/B, Geography 3334A/B, Geography 3350A/B, the former Geography 3331A/B, the former Geography 3332A/B, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 3 seminar/laboratory hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY C i  
Subject Code: EARTHSCI

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