Course description

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
 

Residential program dates: The dates listed here are for class times only. If you’re attending the Summer Residential Program, your dates will include move-in and move-out days. See Summer Residential Program dates.

Precollege Studies may offer additional events, such as workshops and college fairs, during your session. See activities.

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:Graded only
Instructor:Ross, R. (rmr16)
Max. enroll:20
Eligibility:

Sophomores, Juniors, & Seniors

See Eligibility for Summer/Winter Courses

To enroll:

The application deadline for this program has passed. No further applications for this course will be accepted.

New York State students: Learn how to make arrangements to take your Regents Exams at Cornell if necessary.

See Dates & Deadlines.

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