The Earth

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Geosciences

Course Number: 
101
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
Nature and origin of the earth; volcanism; minerals and rocks; earthquakes; plate tectonics; mountain belts; geologic time scales; wave, river, glacial, and wind action in modification of landscape and atmosphere; the asteroid impact hypotheses; genesis of non-renewable resources, geologic basis for environmental decision making. Field excursions. (Gen.Ed. PS)
Comments: 

This course is open to Geology, Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences majors only. Geol,EarthSysEnvirSci&NRCMjrs

Linked Course: 
Y
Instructor Permission Required: 
N
Schedule #: 
24743

Course Sections

The Earth
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
BL01 0.0

TH 2:30PM 5:30PM