Summer 2018

ES 1070A Introduction to the Geology and Resources of Earth - Natalie Pietrzak-Renaud

InstructorNatalie Pietrzark-Renaud WSC G7Offered: Online

An introduction to geology covering rock forming minerals and rock forming processes. Emphasis will be placed on how mineral and hydrocarbon resources develop. A survey of the geological record is carried out to illustrate how resources are classified and distributed through time.
Antirequisite(s):  Earth Sciences 1022A/B, Earth Sciences 1081A/B.
Extra Information: Only available online, purchase of Rock and Mineral Kit required. 0.50 course

 Course OutlineIntro to the Geology and Resources of the Earth

ES 1086F: Origin and Geology of the Solar System - Tony Withers

Instructor: Tony Withers BGS 1018
Offered: Online

Our best perception of the origin of the Universe, the Milky Way Galaxy, and our Solar System, meteorites, asteroids, comets and the formation of planets. The slow growth of Planetary Science reason and analysis of hypotheses. Why and how Earth evolved along a path radically different than the other planets. 

Antirequisite(s):  Earth Sciences 2232F/G, Astronomy 2201A/B, 2232F/G, or the former Earth Sciences 2001F/G.
Extra Information: The equivalent of 3 lecture hours per week. Offered only online (see Western Distance Studies); 0.5 course

 Course Outline: Origin and Geology of the Solar System