Course description

This course is only offered in the Summer Session.

Provides an introduction to physical geology and earth systems science, especially through the lens of current media. Explores the scientific basis for informed decision-making regarding many timely environmental issues, including climate change; water resources; geologic hazards such as floods, earthquakes, and volcanoes; evolution and the history of life; and energy development. Several field trips are taken in the Ithaca area.

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Previously offered classes

Summer 2022: Ithaca campus

Section ID:EAS 1108 001-LEC
Number:1460
Session:Summer 6-week
Class dates:June 21-July 29, 2022
Final exam/project due:Monday August 01, 6 PM - 8:30 PM / Snee Hall Geological Science 1120 (see Final exams)
Time / room:MW 6 PM - 9:15 PM / Snee Hall Geological Science 1120
Mode of instruction:In person
Credit:3
Grade:Student option
Instructor:Ross, R. (rmr16)
Max. enroll:20
To enroll:Enrollment for this class is closed.

This course is open to all registrants, including undergraduates and precollege students.