Geology 390 course description

This course introduces students to Global Change Science through lecture presentations, classroom discussions, assigned readings, and activities designed specifically to complement lecture topics.  The course is designed to increase student understanding and appreciation of Earth as an evolving ecosystem.  Topics will include: Systems Science; The sun, atmosphere, Oceans, Solid Earth, and Biosphere;  The integrated climate system;  climates of the past,  present and future;  Ice Ages, Global Warming, and Ozone Depletion.  Geology 390 fulfills 3 credits of physical [P] science for general education requirements (GERs).  It does NOT fulfill any requirements for laboratory [L] credit.  

Online files in PDF format that are available for the course require the free Acrobat reader software which is obtainable at:  Adobe