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Course Information

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Course Offerings in Earth Sciences - Fall 2016

1000 Level Courses

Number

Title

Instructor

1022A Earth Rocks!

Hicock

1023A Planet Earth: Shaken & Stirred

Neish

1070A Introduction to the Geology & Resources of Earth

Pietrzak-Renaud

1081A Resources, Environment and Sustainability in a Material Society

Tsujita

1083F Life on Planet Earth

Tsujita

1086F Origin & Geology of the Solar System

Withers


2000 Level Courses

Number

Title

Instructor

2123A The Dynamic Earth Neish
2130Y Field Geology & Geography of Southwestern Ontario (cross-listed with Geography 2130Y)

Moser

2200A Plate Tectonic Theory, Environments, and Products

Tsujita

2206A Mineral Systems, Crystallography and Optics

Flemming

2240F Catastrophic Events in Earth History

Shieh

2260A Stratigraphy and Sedimentology: From Beds to Basins

Plint

2265A Paleobiology & Paleoecology

Jin


3000 Level Courses

Number

Title

Instructor

3313A Igneous Petrology

Bouvier

3323A

Introduction to Geodesy and Remote Sensing

TBA

3340A

Watershed Hydrology

Schincariol

3370A Metallogeny I: Ore Petrology

Carpenter


4000 Level Courses

Number

Title

Instructor

4420A Geophysical Forward & Inverse Modelling

Pratt

4431A Isotope Geochemistry in Earth and Environmental Science

Longstaffe

4450Y Regional Field Geology - Fourth Year Field Camp - Sept. 1-10, 2016

Plint

4451Z Geophysical Field Techniques - Geophysics Field School - Aug. 28 - Sept 7, 2016.

Pratt

4452Z International Geoscience - Location TBA - Must sign up by Sept. 16, 2016 - Course to take place Spring 2017

Banerjee

4462A Advanced Glacial Geology

Hicock

4472A Applied Petroleum Assessment

Cheadle

4490E Senior Honors B.Sc. Thesis

Webb

 

Course Offerings in Earth Sciences - Winter 2017

1000 Level Courses

Number

Title

Instructor

1022B Earth Rocks!

Hicock

1023B Planet Earth: Shaken & Stirred

Molnar

1070B Introduction to the Geology & Resources of Earth

Pietrzak-Renaud

1086G Origin & Geology of the Solar System

Webb

1089G Earth, Art & Culture

Tsujita


2000 Level Courses

Number

Title

Instructor

2123B The Dynamic Earth

Molnar

2201B Structural Geology

Jiang

2220B Environmental & Exploration Geophysics I

Shcherbakov

2230B Introduction to Geochemistry

Shieh

2232B Exploring the Planets

Osinski

2240G Catastrophic Events in Earth History

Webb

2250Y Introductory Field Mapping Techniques - Second Year Field Camp - May 1-11, 2017 - Must sign up by Sept. 16, 2016

Corcoran

2266G Dinosaur & Other Vertebrate Evolution

Jin

2281B Geology for Engineers

Schincariol


3000 Level Courses

Number

Title

Instructor

3301B Astrobiology

Neish

3310B Structure and Chemistry of Minerals and Materials

Flemming

3314B Sedimentary Petrology

Corcoran

3315B Metamorphic Petrology Withers
3341B Waters & Geochemical Cycles

Webb

3350Y Advanced Field Mapping Techniques - Third Year Field Camp - May 1-11, 2017 - Must sign up by Sept. 16, 2016

Jiang


4000 Level Courses

Number

Title

Instructor

4001Y Planetary Science Field School

Osinski

4421B Physics of the Earth II

Shcherbakov

4424B Advanced Mineral Physics

Shieh

4432B Geochemistry of Metals, Melts and Fluids in the Crust

Linnen

4440B Fundamentals of Ground Water Flow and Contaminant Transport

Schincariol

4461B Advanced Paleontology

Jin

4490E Senior Honors B.Sc. Thesis

Jiang


Course Offerings in Earth Sciences - 2017-18

For 2017-18, course offerings are expected to be roughly the same as in 2016-17, with a few exceptions. The following courses that were not offered in 2016-17 are expected to be offered:

1088A: A Foundation for Medical and Forensic Geology
3321A: Physics of the Earth I
3372A: Introduction to Petroleum Systems
4460A: Sedimentology of Clastic and Carbonate Rocks

1081B: Earth, Environment and Sustainability
3371B: Metallogeny II: Ore Deposit Models
4423B: Applied Seismology
4470B: Global Metallogenic Cycles in Crustal Evolution

For 2017-18, the following courses are expected not to be offered:

2130Y: Field Geography and Geology of Southwestern Ontario
3320A: Environmental & Exploration Geophysics II
4460A: Sedimentology of Clastic and Carbonate Rocks

3001B: Astrobiology
3312B: Genesis of Meteorites & Planetary Materials
3372B: Introduction to Petroleum Systems

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