Course Detail
Units:
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Course Components:
Laboratory
Lecture
Enrollment Information
Requirement Designation:
Physical/Life Science Integration
Description
The evolution of the lithosphere, hydrosphere and atmosphere on Earth for the past 4.6 billion years using principles of physics, chemistry, biology, and geology. The impact of society on this background of change will be assessed to make quantitative predictions regarding the direction and magnitude of global environmental changes and natural resource availability in the coming centuries. Discussion of public policy questions and current affairs. Two field trips.