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ENV 1055 - Fundamentals of Earth Science

Credits: 3
This course is an introduction to systems and processes acting upon planet Earth in the solar system. Primary focus is on mechanisms of formation and distribution of minerals, rocks, continents and planets. The course includes basic principles of geology including geologic time and plate tectonics. Meteorology and climatology are emphasized in context of hydrological impacts on geomorphology. Human impact on geological processes will also be explored.

Prerequisites: Students must meet basic skills policy requirements. No other course prerequisites required.

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