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
Crosslisted Section ID: 
13844
Schedule #: 
24738

Course Sections

The Earth
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
B 4.0

Steven Petsch

M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM