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Weather Forecasting Seminar (Formerly 85.102)

Description

Introduction to forecasting techniques including use of upper air observations and numerical forecast guidance. This course is intended primarily for students majoring in the various options of environmental science. It does not satisfy specific science requirements for majors in the Division of Science.

The Nature of Science (Formerly 85.120)

Description

In this course students are introduced to the role of critical thinking in the development of scientific theories. Several major areas of science are explored with a focus on the link between conceptual thought and the resulting physical laws. The importance to society of scientists and citizens making informed decisions on science/technology issues are examined. Methods to gather and assess data are discussed and a number of examples of the use of scientific principles to prove fact or fraud are studied. The students will learn how to question propositions put before them.

Weather and Climate (Formerly 85.141)

Description

Serves as a general meteorology course for the non-science major. Topics include: atmospheric composition, solar radiation, temperature, moisture and condensation relationship between air pressure and wind, weather patterns, severe weather, optical phenomena in the atmosphere, and the behavior and possible change of climate. This course satisfies the Gen Ed science requirement, but not specific science requirements for majors in the Division of Science.

Weather and Climate Laboratory (Formerly 85.143)

Description

The laboratory encourages students to apply knowledge from the lectures to a variety of atmospheric and climatic phenomena developed from data analysis, experimentation, and maps. Synthesis and critical thinking are encouraged in the solution of problems.

Prerequisites

Co-req: 85.141 Weather & Climate.

Atmospheric Science Laboratory (Formerly 85.213)

Description

The plotting and analysis of meteorological data is introduced, with the goal of understanding the basis for various ways of looking at weather systems. After each technique is introduced, students will see the computer counterpart using the workstations in the weather lab. Both the strengths and weaknesses of automated displays are made clear to students, thus making them better able to interpret the computer images on a daily basis.

Meteorology Analysis Laboratory (Formerly 85.214)

Description

The use of the skew-T diagram to understand the vertical structure in the atmosphere is the main focus of this course. Students will learn to plot and analysis atmospheric sounding data, and to recognize various structures in the analyzed data. Both hand and computer-aided analysis will be compared.

Scientific FORTRAN Programming (Formerly 85.234)

Description

A basic course in computer programming using FORTRAN 90/95. Topics include programming arithmetic, decisions, repetition, input/output structures, arrays and array processing, and simple algorithms for searching and sorting.

Practicum in Meteorology (Formerly 85.291)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

Atmospheric Thermodynamics (Formerly 85.301)

Description

The variables of state, Charles' law, Boyle's law, equation of state for an ideal gas, mixtures of gases. Thermodynamics of dry air, water vapor and moist air. Clausius-Clapeyron equation. Adiabatic and pseudoadiabatic processes. Moisture variables. Hydrostatics equilibrium, hydrostatics of special atmospheres. Hydrostatic stability. Convection theory, parcel method, slice method, entrainment, bubble theory.

Prerequisites

Pre-Reqs: ENVI 2020 Earth & Env Systems II, PHYS 1030 General Physics I, and MATH 1320 Calculus II.

Methods in Meteorology (Formerly 85.304)

Description

The application of vector analysis to dynamic meteorology. Three-dimensional divergence and vorticity, circulation, and solenoids. Selected ordinary and partial differential equations of fluid mechanics and their solutions. Spectral decomposition of hemispheric wave motion.

Prerequisites

Pre-Reqs: ENVI 2020 Earth & Env Systems II and MATH 2340 Differential Equations or MATH 2360 Eng Differential Equations.

Methods in Meteorology II (Formerly 85.305)

Description

Fundamentals of numerical weather prediction. Data analysis methods in meteorology using the techniques of curve fitting, correlation, and power spectrum analysis. Solution of stability problems.

Prerequisites

Pre-Reqs: ATMO 3040 Methods in Meteorology I and ATMO 2340 Scientific FORTRAN Programming.

Synoptic Meteorology (Formerly 85.308)

Description

Explores techniques of synoptic analysis including graphical subtraction, thickness analysis, isentropic analysis, streamlines and trajectories, divergence and vorticity. The use of a computer to perform these computations is explored through student projects.

Prerequisites

Pre-Reqs: ATMO 1020 Weather Forecasting Seminar and ENVI 2020 Earth & Env Systems II.

Forecasting and Synoptic Techniques II (Formerly 85.309)

Description

Explores three-dimensional structure and dynamics of mid-latitude storm systems; capabilities and limitations of the barotropic model; quasi-geostrophic model; and operational primitive equation models. Some mesoscale phenomena are covered as time permits including coastal cyclogenesis, thermal lows, and sea-breeze circulations.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: 85.308 Forecast & Synop Techniques I.

Physical Climatology (Formerly 85.313)

Description

Atmospheric processes determining the climate: solar and terrestrial radiation, elevation and thermal properties of surfaces, atmospheric circulations and eddy conduction between the atmosphere and land or sea surfaces, heat and water balance of earth's surface and the atmosphere; hydrologic cycle; and climatic simulation models.

Weather Communications (Formerly 85.325)

Description

An introduction to the field of weather communication. Topics will include the basic principles of communicating weather forecasts, television and radio broadcasting, written communication of weather, the use of social media applications, and applied forecasting techniques. Individual and group projects utilizing commercial broadcast facilities.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: ATMO 2130L Atmospheric Science Lab, and ATMO 2140L Meteorology Analysis Lab.

Tropical Meteorology (Formerly 85.340)

Description

An introduction to the tropical atmosphere including tropical climatology, structure and dynamics of easterly waves, tropical cyclones and monsoonal circulations.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: ENVI.2020 Earth & Env Systems II.

Satellite and Radar Meteorology (Formerly 85.350)

Description

Explores theory and applications of radar, satellites, and lidar. Use of satellite imagery as a forecasting aide, theory and use of satellite profiling, and application of conventional and Doppler radar to severe weather and short term forecasting. Use of lidar and other profiling techniques to determine vertical temperature structure and turbulence.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: ENVI.2020 Earth & Env Systems II.

Physical Meteorology (Formerly 85.403)

Description

Explores solar and terrestrial radiation processes and the heat balance of the atmosphere; fundamentals of radiation theory; radiative transfer processes in the atmosphere; atmospheric condensation processes; and nucleation theory and the growth of water drops and ice crystals by condensation, sublimation and accretion.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: 85.301 Atmospheric Dynamics.

Advanced Forecasting (Formerly 85.410)

Description

Advanced analysis techniques and their use as forecasting tools are explored in both manual and computer formats. Techniques include moisture advection, moist isentropic trajectories, boundary layer destabilization, and other state-of-the-art techniques. Application of techniques to small and mesoscale phenomena.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: ENVI.2020 Earth & Env Systems II.

Synoptic Weather Patterns (Formerly 85.412)

Description

This course is focused on applying meteorological theory to real weather patterns, with an emphasis on how the theory helps to understand the broad forcing mechanisms for each pattern as well as gaining an appreciation for the individual characteristics of each example. Topics will include nor'easters, back-door cold fronts, Alberta clippers, upper-air blocking, snow squalls, and stationary fonts. Analysis techniques will use digital display software as well as manual analysis of plotted weather data. In addition to individual homework, some case studies will be examined in small groups.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: 85.308 Forecast & Synop Techniques I.

Atmospheric Dynamics (Formerly 85.415)

Description

Explores dynamics of rotating fluids in a rotating reference frame. Conservation laws (momentum, continuity, and thermodynamics energy equations). Scale analysis, geostrophic balance. Applications to balanced flow, streamlines and trajectories, thermal wind, vertical motion, and surface pressure tendency. Circulation and vorticity, potential vorticity equation, barotropic and baroclinic vorticity.

Prerequisites

Pre-Reqs: ATMO 3010 Atmospheric Dynamics and MATH 2340 Differential Equations or MATH 2360 Eng Differential Equations.

Advanced Atmospheric Dynamics (Formerly 85.416)

Description

Atmospheric turbulence and boundary layer equations. Secondary circulation and spindown. Quasi-geostrophic prediction, diagnosis of vertical motion, and baroclinic disturbances. Atmospheric oscillations and perturbation theory. Hydrodynamic instability, baroclinic instability, and baroclinic waves.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: 85.415 Adv Atmospheric Dynamics I.

Introduction to Operational Numerical Weather Prediction (Formerly 85.420)

Description

In this class, the student will learn the structure and science behind modern numerical weather prediction models and how to use them to solve real-world issues facing modern meteorological consultants. The student will learn how to operate and apply a modern numerical weather prediction model to study such issues as offshore wind farm siting, solar power prediction, and energy load forecasting. Students should be prepared to use Linux-based PC's (supplied) to perform and submit projects.

Prerequisites

Pre-Reqs: ENVI 2020 Earth & Environ Systems II, and ATMO 2340 Scientific FORTRAN Programming.

Atmospheric Diffusion (Formerly 85.430)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

Satellite and Radar Meteorology (Formerly 85.450)

Description

This course explores the theory behind the operation of radar, satellites, and lidar. It demonstrates the use of satellite imagery as a forecasting aid, and the application of conventional and Doppler radar to severe weather and short term forecasting. Additional topics include the techniques used to determine vertical profiles of temperature, moisture and turbulence using lidar and satellite data.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: ENVI.2020 Earth & Env Systems II.

Air Pollution (Formerly 85.471)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

Space Weather (Formerly 85.484)

Description

Space Weather is an emerging field of space science focusing on understanding the conditions and processes on the sun, in the interplanetary space, and in the Earth's magnetosphere, ionosphere and thermosphere that can influence the performance and reliability of space-borne and ground-based technological systems and can endanger human life or health. This course is an introduction level course. It applies knowledge learned in Physics I and II in particular in electromagnetics to a real situation: space. The course introduces the present knowledge of space phenomena and the physical understanding of the plasma environment from the sun to the earth's ionosphere and in the heliosphere. Regions in space to be discussed include solar surface, solar wind, bow shock, magnetsheath, magnetosphere, magnetotail, radiation belts, ring currents, and ionosphere. Among space plasma physics theories, single particle theory, kinetic theory, and magnetohydrodynamics, which describe charged particle motion in electromagnetic fields and its consequences, are introduced and applied to space environment.

Prerequisites

Pre-Reqs: MATH 2310 Calculus III, PHYS 1030 General Physics I, and PHYS 1040 General Physics II.

Cloud Physics (Formerly 85.487)

Description

The course considers the physical processes involved in the formation of clouds and precipitation, and the properties of clouds. Topics include the thermodynamics of dry and moist air, with emphasis on moist air saturation; atmospheric dynamics leading to instabilities, convection, and air mixing; the formation and growth of air droplets, ice crystals, clouds, and the initiation of precipitation.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: 85.301 Atmospheric Dynamics.

Directed Study (Formerly 85.491)

Description

Students, through regular and frequent consultation with the instructor, undertake independent study of a particular area of meteorology.

Internship: Atmospheric Science (Formerly 85.493)

Description

Work experience with private or public employer. Written report and supervisor evaluation required.

Honors Research: Atmospheric Science (Formerly 85.495)

Description

An individual or team research project carried out by qualified students with the approval of and supervision by a faculty member.

Practicum Experience in Meteorology (Formerly 85.496)

Description

A program of on-campus and/or off-campus experiences developed by the student in consultation with a faculty member and, when appropriate, a member of the staff of an off-campus firm. May be repeatedup to a maximum of six credits. The practicum may not be substituted for a nonelective course in the major.

Research: Atmospheric Science

Description

An independent scientific research project carried out by a qualified senior under the supervision of a faculty member.

Environmental Science Seminar (Formerly 87.101)

Description

A survey of the field of environmental science, curriculum options, and career opportunities. Presentations by members of the department and guest speakers. This course is intended primarily for students majoring in the various options of environmental science. It does not satisfy specific science requirements for majors in the Division of Science. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Information Literacy (IL).

Environmental Problems Seminar (Formerly 87.102)

Description

A survey of environmental problems and issues. Topics include air, water, and noise pollution; solid and liquid waste disposal; and the social, political, and economic implications of these issues. Readings, discussions, guest speakers, and field trips. This course is intended primarily for students majoring in the various options of environmental science. It does not satisfy specific science requirements for majors in the Division of Science.

Astronomy (Formerly 87.115)

Description

Offers an introduction to the study of astronomy including historical development, instruments, solar system dynamics, planetary evolution, stellar systems and stellar evolution. Several field trips are included. This course satisfies the Gen Ed science requirement, but not specific science requirements for majors in the Division of Science.

Prerequisites

Co-Req: 87.117 Astronomy Lab; Anti-Req: PHYS.1210 Exploring the Universe.

Astronomy Lab (Formerly 87.117)

Description

Intended to develop a deeper understanding of astronomy through an exposure to the methods and materials used in astronomical analysis. Corequisite: 87.115 I,II(0,2)1

Prerequisites

Co-Req: 87.115 Astronomy.

Envi. Science 1000 level elec.

Description

Envi. Science 1000 level elec.

Earth and Environmental Systems I (Formerly 87.201)

Description

An integrated study of the interactions between the lithosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere. Emphasis will be placed on the physical and biological principles which underlie and control these interactions, pollution, geologic hazards, climate change, and social and political aspects which govern our relationship with the natural environment.

Prerequisites

Kennedy College of Science majors only.

Earth And Environmental Systems II (Formerly 87.202)

Description

A continuation of Principles of Earth & Environmental Systems. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Quantitative Literacy (QL).

Prerequisites

Kennedy College of Science majors only.

Earth And Environmental Systems Laboratory (Formerly

Description

Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Critical Thinking & Problem Solving (CTPS) and Quantitative Literacy (QL).

Prerequisites

Kennedy College of Science majors only.

Earth And Environmental Systems Laboratory (Formerly 87.204)

Description

Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Critical Thinking & Problem Solving (CTPS) and Quantitative Literacy (QL).

Prerequisites

Kennedy College of Science majors only.

Envi. Science 2000 Level Elective

Description

Envi. Science 2000 Level Elective.

GIS in Earth and Environmental Sciences (Formerly 87.301)

Description

This course introduces earth and environmental science students to applications of geographic information systems, emphasizing hands-on field experience in collecting spatial location data and in mapping environmental data using GIS software. Covers fundamentals of: geodesy; spherical and plane coordinate systems; spatial data concepts, including error, accuracy, and precision; location measurement technologies including GPS: vector and raster GIS data structures and file types, basic GIS operations, including georeferencing of raster files and editing of vector files; assembly of field data over a base map; analysis of spatial relationships using GIS tools; symbology and methods of map presentation.

Internship: Environmental Studies (Formerly 87.493)

Description

Work experience with private or public employer. Written report and supervisor evaluation required. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Applied & Integrative Learning (AIL) and Written & Oral Communication (WOC).

Honors Research: Environmental Studies (Formerly 87.495)

Description

An individual or team research project carried out by qualified students with the approval of and supervision by a faculty member. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Applied & Integrative Learning (AIL) and Written & Oral Communication (WOC).

Practicum (Formerly 87.496)

Description

A program of on-campus and/or off-campus experiences developed by the student in consultation with a faculty member from the Department and, when appropriate, a member of the staff of an off-campus firm. May be repeated to a maximum of six credits. The practicum may not be substituted for a required course in the major.

Research: Environmental Studies

Description

An independent scientific research project carried out by a qualified senior under the supervision of a faculty member.

General Geology (Formerly 89.101)

Description

Presents a study of the earth with emphasis on earth materials, earth structure (crustal and internal), earth history, and the development of life. Designed for the general student.

Prerequisites

Co-Req: 89.103 General Geology Lab.

General Geology Laboratory (Formerly 89.103)

Description

Topics covered include rock and mineral identification; interpretation of topographic and geologic maps; earthquakes and rock deformation; ground water, streams, wind, and glaciers and the sculpting of the Earth's surface; and natural hazards and their impacts to humans.

Prerequisites

Co-Req: 89.101 General Geology.

Earth and Life (Formerly 89.151)

Description

This course will trace the changes in both the Earth and a variety of organisms through an investigation of fossils, field sites, map interpretation, and basic earth science principles. The effects of physical change and geobiochemical processes on evolution will be stressed as will the effects of life on Earth. Students will gain an appreciation of the very special nature of the earth and its symbiont life forms when seen against the background of other planets.

Prerequisites

89.153 co-req

Earth and Life Laboratory (Formerly 89.153)

Description

This laboratory will concentrate on the identification of fossils, discrimination of fossils from sedimentary structures, and interpretation of ancient environments from lithology, fossils, and maps. A field trip is required.

Prerequisites

89.151 co-req

Rocks (Formerly 89.198)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

Geology Lab 1000 level elective

Description

Geology Lab 1000 level elective

Forensic Geology (Formerly 89.215)

Description

This course deals with the application of geological and related principles to the solution of various types of crimes. The course will explore the use of evidence (rocks and minerals, soils, geochemistry, etc.) to identify the source and hence the potential perpetrator of the crime. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Critical Thinking & Problem Solving (CTPS) and Quantitative Literacy (QL).

Geology Lab 2000 level elective

Description

Geology Lab 2000 level elective

Mineralogy and Crystallography (Formerly 89.301)

Description

This course will introduce the concepts of crystallography necessary to prepare the student to use the analytical equipment of Optical Mineralogy and X-ray Crystallography. It also contains topics on the physical properties and chemistry of minerals aimed at improving the student's ability to identify mineral samples. A significant portion of the course will be devoted to an introduction to optical methods using oil immersion and thin section techniques.

Prerequisites

89.303 co-req

Mineralogy And Crystallography Laboratory (Formerly 89.303)

Description

Techniques of crystallographic description. Megascopic and microscopic techniques of mineral identification.

Prerequisites

89.301 co-req

Igneous & Metamorphic Petrology (Formerly 89.304)

Description

The origin and evolution of igneous and metamorphic rocks. Emphasis will be on physical and chemical processes, magma transport and crystallization, phase equilibria, development of metamorphic facies, open and closed system behavior, and the development of metamorphic fabric.

Prerequisites

Co-req: 89.306 Ig & Meta Petrology Lab.

Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology Laboratory (Formerly 89.306)

Description

Identification and classification of igneous and metamorphic rocks. Emphasis is on thin section identification and use of rock textures and compositions as guides to petrogenesis.

Prerequisites

Co-req: 89.304 Igneous & Metamorphic Petrology.

Earth Materials I (Formerly 89.307)

Description

An introduction to the basic principles that control the arrangement of atoms in crystalline solids (minerals) and their physical and chemical properties. Topics include crystal chemistry, crystal symmetry, macroscopic mineral identification, and the use of polarizing light microscopy and X-ray diffraction to identify and characterize minerals.

Prerequisites

Co-req: GEOL.3090L Earth Materials I Lab, and Environmental, Earth and Atmospheric Science Majors only.

Earth Materials II (Formerly 89.308)

Description

Origin and properties of igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks. The rock cycle is used as a unifying concept. The role of rock properties in environmental, economic, and engineering applications is considered.

Prerequisites

Pre-req:GEOL.3070 Earth Materials I and GEOL 3090L Earth Materials I Lab and Co-req: GEOL 3100L Earth Materials II Lab, and Environmental, Earth and Atmospheric Science Majors only.

Earth Materials I Laboratory (Formerly 89.309)

Description

Laboratory to accompany Earth Materials I lecture. Topics include crystal structures, crystal symmetry, hand-speciman identification of minerals, X-ray diffraction, and polarizing light microscopy.

Prerequisites

Co-req: 89.307 Earth Materials I.

Earth Materials II Lab (Formerly 89.310)

Description

Macroscopic and microscopic characterization and classification of rocks. Investigation of physical processes and spatial representation of rock and sediment distribution.

Prerequisites

Co-req: GEOL.3080 Earth Materials II.

Hydrogeology (Formerly 89.314)

Description

This course investigates the science of water in a geologic setting with special emphasis on the distribution, movement, and chemistry of the water. The course will include the following topics: techniques for measuring elements in the hydrologic equation, accuracy of hydrologic measurement, statistical studies of floods, and study of groundwater for both steady-state and transient conditions.

Environmental Geochemistry (Formerly 89.315)

Description

Application of geochemical principles to environmental problems including air pollution and atmospheric processes, climate change, water chemistry and water-rock interactions, and the transport and dispersal of organic and inorganic pollutants. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Applied & Integrative Learning (AIL) and Written & Oral Communication (WOC).

Prerequisites

Pre-req: CHEM.1210 Chemistry I, and CHEM.1230L Chemistry I Lab.

Geomorphology (Formerly 89.316)

Description

A study of the physical and chemical processes at work on the earth's surface which result in the formation and development of surface features. Emphasis is placed on the mechanics of erosion (water, wind, ice, and waves) and the morphology and spatial distribution of the resultant landforms.

Prerequisites

89.316 co-req

Geomorphology Laboratory (Formerly 89.318)

Description

Investigates landforms and surficialprocesses through an interpretation of maps and field work. Environmental applications of surficial processes are stressed.

Prerequisites

89.316 co-req

Earth Surface Processes (Formerly 89.319)

Description

A study of the physical and chemical processes that create landforms on the Earth's surface. Emphasis is placed on physical and chemical weathering, fluvial erosion, glacial processes, soil formation, mass movements, slope stability and tectonic geomorphology.

Prerequisites

Co-req: GEOL.3210L Earth Surface Processes Lab, and Environmental, Earth and Atmospheric Science Majors only.

Earth Surface Processes Laboratory (Formerly 89.321)

Description

Hands-on investigation of landforms and surficial processes through interpretation and synthesis of maps, aerial photography and field data.

Prerequisites

Co-req: 89.319 Earth Surface Processes.

Structural Geology (Formerly 89.322)

Description

An analysis of crustal deformation through detailed study of geologic structures with emphasis upon the response of geologic materials to stress and strain. Field techniques, tectonic principles, and geometrical analysis are employed.

Prerequisites

Co-req: Structural Geology Laboratory.

Structural Geology Laboratory (Formerly 89.324)

Description

A survey of the graphical techniques used to convert field measurement into the information needed in the construction of geologic maps, cross-sections, and crustal stress-strain histories.

Prerequisites

Co-Req: 89.322 Structural Geology.

Geology for Engineers (Formerly 89.325)

Description

This course will introduce basic geological principles with an emphasis on engineering applications. Topics covered include minerals and rocks and their properties, surface processes, earthquakes and rock deformation, dynamic processes that affect the earth's surface, geological hazards and their mitigation, earth resources.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: CHEM 1210 Chemistry l, CHEM 1230L Chemistry l Lab, PHYS 1410 Physics l, and PHYS 1410L Physics l Lab.

Earth History (Formerly 89.331)

Description

An introduction to the history of the Earth and its life over the last 4.6 billion years. Applications include geologic principles, earth material, depositional environments, stratigraphy, the geological timescale, plate tectonics, and evolutionary theory.

Prerequisites

Co-req: GEOL.3330L Earth History Laboratory, and Environmental, Earth and Atmospheric Science Majors only.

Earth History Laboratory (Formerly 89.333)

Description

This laboratory compliments Earth History lecture material. Exercises include stratigraphic methods, geologic maps and fossil identification.

Prerequisites

Co-req: 89.331 Earth History.

Environmental and Engineering Geology (Formerly 89.341/541)

Description

Fundamentals of geology applied to environmental and engineering problems. Topics include minerals and rocks, soil properties, rock mechanics, active tectonics and earthquake hazards, slope stability and landslides, groundwater, rivers and flood hazards, coastal processes, and site assessment. Student project.

Sedimentation And Stratigraphy (Formerly 89.352)

Description

Principles and processes of sedimentation: erosion, mechanics of transport, diagenesis and lithification, models for sedimentary environments. Development of the stratigraphic record, relative and absolute time, and seismic stratigraphy.

Prerequisites

89.354 co-req

Sedimentation And Stratigraphy Laboratory (Formerly 89.354)

Description

Determination of mass properties of sediments with emphasis on mechanical and statistical analysis, identification and description of sedimentary rocks, facies models and stratigraphic cross-sections.

Prerequisites

89.352 co-req

Applied Geophysics (Formerly 89.456)

Description

Application of geophysics to problems in geology and environmental science. Principles and techniques of gravity, magnetic, electrical, and seismic methods. Field projects and surveys.

Directed Study: Geoscience (Formerly 89.491)

Description

The student, through regular and frequent consultation with the instructor, undertakes independent study of a particular area of the geosciences.

Internship: Environmental Geoscience (Formerly 89.493)

Description

Work experience with private or public employer. Written report and supervisor evaluation required. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Applied & Integrative Learning (AIL) and Written & Oral Communication (WOC).

Honors Research: Geoscience (Formerly 89.495)

Description

An independent scientific research project carried out by a qualified senior under the supervision of a faculty member. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Applied & Integrative Learning (AIL) and Written & Oral Communication (WOC).

Research: Geoscience

Description

An independent scientific research project carried out by a qualified senior under the supervision of a faculty member.

Curricular Practical Training (Formerly 89.5CO-OP)

Description

Curricular Practical Training