Optional laboratory to accompany GSCI 141 Earth and Life History. Topics of lab exercises will include common minerals and rocks, especially sedimentary rocks and depositional environments, relative time, rock and fossil stratigraphy, radiometric dating techniques, stratigraphic sequences, geologic maps and cross sections, fossils, paleoecology, and evolution. Required for Earth Science majors. One three-hour laboratory per week. This course is equivalent to ESCI 145 and credit will not be earned if this course has been previously taken.
Prerequisites: GSCI 141 (may be taken concurrently).
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