Course Detail
Course Components:
This class exposes students to the study of pollen analysis (palynology). Students will learn many interesting things about pollen in this class, but the main objectives of the course include learning: 1) what pollen looks like, 2) the terminology to describe the sculpturing and structure of a pollen grain, 3) to identify pollen grains to the lowest taxonomic level, 4) how to analyze a fossil sample, 5) how to present the results of a fossil sample analysis.