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Course Offerings in Earth Sciences - Summer 2014

1000 Level Courses

1070A Introduction to the Geology and Resources of the Earth
1086F Origin and Geology of the Solar System

Course Offerings in Earth Sciences - Fall 2013

1000 Level Courses

1022A Earth Rocks!
1023A Planet Earth: Shaken and Stirred
1070A Introduction to the Geology and Resources of the Earth
1081A Resources, Environment and Sustainability in a Material Society
1083F Life on Planet Earth
1086F Origin and Geology of the Solar System

2000 Level Courses

2123A The Dynamic Earth
2130Y Field Geography and Geology of Southwestern Ontario (cross-listed as Geography 2130Y)
2200A Plate Tectonic Theory, Environments, and Products
2206A Mineral Systems, Crystallography and Optics
2220A Environmental and Exploration Geophysics I
2240F Catastrophic Events in Earth History
2260A Stratigraphy and Sedimentology: From Beds to Basins
2265A Paleobiology and Paleoecology

3000 Level Courses

3313A Igneous Petrology
3321A Physics of the Earth I
3340A Watershed Hydrology
3370A Metallogeny I: Ore Petrology
3372A Introduction to Petroleum Systems

4000 Level Courses

4420A Geophysical Forward & Inverse Modelling
4431A Isotope Geochemistry in Earth and Environmental Science
4432A Geochemistry of Metals, Melts & Fluids in the Crust
4462A Glacial and Quaternary Geology
4450Y Regional Field Geology - 4th Yr Field Camp - Sept. 2013
4451Z Geophysical Field Techniques - Geophysics Field Camp - Sept. 2013
4490E Senior Honors B.Sc. Thesis

 

Course Offerings in Earth Sciences - Winter 2014

1000 Level Courses

1022B Earth Rocks!
1070B Introduction to the Geology and Resources of the Earth
1081B Resources, Environment and Sustainability in a Material Society
1086G Origin and Geology of the Solar System
1089G Earth, Art and Culture

2000 Level Courses

2201B Introduction to Structural Geology
2212B Genesis of Meteorites & Planetary Materials
2222B Data Analysis & Signal Processing in the Sciences
2230B Introduction to Geochemistry
2240G Catastrophic Events in Earth History
2250Y Introductory Field Mapping Techniques - 2nd Yr Field Camp - May 2014
2266G Dinosaur & Other Vertebrate Evolution
2281B Geology for Engineers

3000 Level Courses

3314B Sedimentary Petrology
3315B Metamorphic Petrology
3320B Environmental & Exploration Geophysics II
3341B Waters and Geochemical Cycles
3350Y Advanced Field Mapping Techniques - 3rd Yr Field Camp - May 2014
3371B Metallogeny II: Ore Deposit Models

4000 Level Courses

4421B Physics of the Earth II
4423B Applied Seismology
4440B Fundamentals of Ground Water Flow and Contaminant Transport
4452Z International Field School - Sultanate of Oman - Feb. 2014
4470B Global Metallogenic Cycles in Crustal Evolution
4472B Applied Petroleum Assessment
4490E Senior Honors B.Sc. Thesis

Course Offerings in Earth Sciences - 2014-15

For 2014-15, course offerings are expected to be roughly the same as in 2013-14, with a few exceptions. Tthe following courses that were not offered in 2013-14 are expected to be offered:

2001G Exploring the Planets
3310B Structure & Chemistry of Minerals & Materials
3323A Introduction to Geodesy & Remote Sensing
4424B Advanced Mineral Physics

For 2014-15, the following courses that were offered in 2013-14 are expected not to be offered:

2130Y Field Geography and Geology of Southwestern Ontario
2212B Genesis of Meteorites & Planetary Materials
3320B Environmental & Exploration Geophysics II
4420A Geophysical Forward & Inverse Modelling