Examination of the role of glaciers in Earth's climate system with a focus on the Quaternary period; the mechanics of glaciers and their role in large-scale geomorphic change; and the characteristics of the Pleistocene glacial deposits of southern New England. One or more one-day field trips. This course is equivalent to ESCI 425 and credit will not be earned if this course has been previously taken.

Prerequisites: GSCI 125 or GSCI 135.

3 Credits

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