Geology 101 - The Earth

William Clement

M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM

UMass Amherst
Morrill Sci. Ctr. (II) rm 131
Basic knowledge about the origin, nature and functions of Planet Earth: plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, and mountains; geologic time; water, waves, ice and wind in modification of landscapes; formation, location and sustainability of earth resources; the role of geosciences in society, and application of geoscience knowledge in problem-solving and decision-making. Excellent launching point for further studies in hazards, resources, water, climate, and sustainability. With lab and field excursions. (Gen. Ed. PS)

40 seats in Section 01 are reserved for freshmen and 30 seats reserved for sophomores.
Geography, Geology, Earth Systems, Environmental Science, and Natural Resources Conservation (NRC) majors should enroll in GEOL 101 Section 02.

Multiple required components--lab and/or discussion section. To register, submit requests for all components simultaneously.
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.