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Dynamic Earth Course

Dynamic EarthThis introductory geology course lays the foundation for a 21st Century earth science education. Students learn the basic principles and vocabulary of physical geology, while also exploring the processes that shape our planet from global to local scales. Particular emphasis is placed on geologic process and materials with specific impacts on human lives including: mineral, energy and water resources; geohazards such as volcanoes, debris flows and earthquakes; and natural and human driven climate change.

The course will have 2–3 weekly lecture/group work  meetings (~3 hours per week) and a weekly 3 hour long laboratory session. All meetings will be held at TSU.