Academic Calendar - 2020 ARCHIVE

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Earth Sciences 2240F/G


Rare events so catastrophic that they leave evidence in the geologic record and threaten life on Earth. Included are impacts by asteroids and comets, eruptions from giant resurgent volcanic calderas, large to mega-earthquakes and associated tsunami, and dramatic reduction of atmospheric oxygen by release of reservoirs of methane hydrate.

Antirequisite(s): Earth Sciences 2241A/B.

Prerequisite(s): Completion of first year requirements.

Extra Information: The equivalent of 3 lecture hours per week. Offered only online (see Western Distance Studies).

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

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