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EAS 1108 Earth in the News

Course description

(summer only) 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.


EAS 1108 001-LEC On-campus 6-week session

Session:6-week session
Class dates:June 25-August 7, 2018
Exam dates:Will be provided by instructor (see Final exams)
Days/times:MW 6 PM - 9:15 PM Snee Hall Geological Science 2146
Grade:Student option
Instructor:Ross, R. (rmr16)
Max. enroll:20
To enroll:Enrollment for this class is closed.

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