The fossil record of adaptation and extinction emphasizing the interaction of biological and geological processes. Not for credit in any Earth and Ocean Sciences program but allowable as credit towards the Earth Science component in the general science program.
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1. Express how the concept of geological time is an important factor in our understanding of the evolution of the Earth System.
2. Apply basic geological principles and geoscience knowledge in the interpretation of Earth’s geological and biological history.
3. Describe how the biosphere has adapted to exploit various environments in the Earth's oceans over time.
Classroom version: Stuart Sutherland
Distance Education version: Louise Longridge
Face-to-face version: 2010 Levin, H. L. The Earth Through Time.
Distance Education: Earth and Life Through Time: Distance Education Version (custom textbook - 2013) Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN: 9781118622421
In-Class Course Web Site: HERE
Distance-Education Course Web Site: On "Connect"
Face-to face version: The labs are intended to give you hands on experience of some of the major fossil groups we are dealing with. You will be assigned to one lab section. There are no lectures scheduled during lab weeks. Labs will be held in EOS-Main.