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Course Information

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Course Offerings in Earth Sciences - Fall 2017

1000 Level Courses

Number

Title

Instructor

1022A Earth Rocks!

Tsujita

1023A Planet Earth: Shaken & Stirred

Secco

1070A Introduction to the Geology & Resources of Earth

Pietrzak-Renaud

1081A Resources, Environment and Sustainability in a Material Society

TBA

1083F Life on Planet Earth

Tsujita

1086F Origin & Geology of the Solar System

Webb


2000 Level Courses

Number

Title

Instructor

2123A The Dynamic Earth Secco
2130Y Field Geology & Geography of Southwestern Ontario (cross-listed with Geography 2130Y). Field trip dates: Sept 22, Sept 29, Oct 20, Oct 27.

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

3320A Environmental and Exploration Geophysics II

TBA

3321A Physics of the Earth's Interior I

Secco

3340A

Watershed Hydrology

Schincariol

3370A Metallogeny I: Ore Petrology

TBA

3372A Introduction to Petroleum Systems

Cheadle


4000 Level Courses

Number

Title

Instructor

4431A Isotope Geochemistry in Earth and Environmental Science

Longstaffe

4450Y Regional Field Geology - Fourth Year Field Camp - Sept. 1-10, 2017

Plint

4451Z Geophysical Field Techniques - Geophysics Field School - Aug. 27 - Sept 6, 2017.

Molnar

4452Z International Geoscience - Location TBA - Must sign up by Sept. 16, 2017 - Course to take place Spring 2018

Banerjee

4460A Sedimentology of Clastic and Carbonaceous Rocks

Plint

4462A Advanced Glacial Geology

TBA

4490E Senior Honors B.Sc. Thesis

Jiang

 

Course Offerings in Earth Sciences - Winter 2018

1000 Level Courses

Number

Title

Instructor

1022B Earth Rocks!

Molnar

1023B Planet Earth: Shaken & Stirred

Secco

1070B Introduction to the Geology & Resources of Earth

Pietrzak-Renaud

1086G Origin & Geology of the Solar System

TBA

1089G Earth, Art & Culture

Tsujita


2000 Level Courses

Number

Title

Instructor

2123B The Dynamic Earth

Secco

2201B Structural Geology

Jiang

2220B Environmental & Exploration Geophysics I

Shcherbakov

2222B Data Analysis and Signal Processing in the Sciences

Molnar

2230B Introduction to Geochemistry

Shieh

2232G Exploring the Planets

TBA

2240G Catastrophic Events in Earth History

Shieh

2250Y Introductory Field Mapping Techniques - Second Year Field Camp - May 1-11, 2018 - Must sign up by Sept. 16, 2017

Corcoran

2266G Dinosaur & Other Vertebrate Evolution

Dean

2281B Geology for Engineers

Schincariol


3000 Level Courses

Number

Title

Instructor

3301B Astrobiology

TBA

3312B Genesis of Meteorites

Flemming

3314B Sedimentary Petrology

Corcoran

3341B Waters & Geochemical Cycles

Webb

3350Y Advanced Field Mapping Techniques - Third Year Field Camp - May 1-11, 2018 - Must sign up by Sept. 16, 2017

Moser


4000 Level Courses

Number

Title

Instructor

4001Y Planetary Surfaces Field School

Osinski

4421B Physics of the Earth II

Shcherbakov

4423B Applied Seismology

Atkinson

4432B Metal Deposit Geochemistry

Linnen

4440B Hydrogeology: Principles, Processes, and Professional Practice

Schincariol

4490E Senior Honors B.Sc. Thesis

Jiang

Course Offerings in Earth Sciences - Summer 2017 (online courses)

Number

Title

Instructor

1070A Introduction to the Geology & Resources of Earth

Pietrzak-Renaud

1086F Origin & Geology of the Solar System

Withers

2200A Plate Tectonic Theory, Environments and Products Banerjee

Course Offerings in Earth Sciences - 2018-19

For 2018-19, course offerings are expected to be roughly the same as in 2017-18, with a few exceptions. The following courses that were not offered in 2016-17 are expected to be offered in 2018-19:

3310B: Structure and Chemistry of Minerals & Materials
3315B: Metamorphic Petrology

4424B: Advanced Mineral Physics
4472B: Applied Petroleum Assessment


For 2018-19, the following courses are expected not to be offered:

3312B: Genesis of Meteorites & Planetary Materials
3320A: Environmental & Exploration Geophysics II
3323A: Geodesy and Remote Sensing
3372A: Introduction to Petroleum Systems

4460A: Sedimentology of Clastic and Carbonate Rocks
4461B: Ancient Ecosystems

 



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