|Earth Science 1000. Earth Systems. |
A survey of the structure, function and interrelations of Earth's lithosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere and biosphere. Topics include an exploration of the physical and chemical properties of planetary materials, forces driving and sustaining Earth systems, and biological modifiers (including humankind) on the Earth today.
|Earth Science 1002. Concepts and Methods in Earth Sciences. |
Introduction to a broad range of concepts concerning the development of the geological record and the Earth; practical methods for collection of field based data; topics in map interpretation and geometric analysis, stratigraphy, paleontology, structure and petrology. The course is presented with an emphasis on the development of practical skills needed to pursue a career in Earth Sciences.
|Earth Science 2150. The Solar System. |
Basic astronomy of the Solar System, tracing the search to understand motion of the Sun, Moon and planets in the sky; modern observations of planets, moons, comets, asteroids and meteorites and what they tell us about the origin and evolution of the Solar System.
- Prerequisite: Mathematics 1000 (or 1081)
- Note: Earth Sciences 2150 is designed for students taking Earth Sciences as an elective subject and may only be used as a non- Science elective for Earth Sciences Majors and Earth Sciences Honours students
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