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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GEOL 406. Paleoclimatology and Paleoceanography

In this advanced level course you will investigate the methodologies and data used to reconstruct Earth’s climate history. Emphasis will be placed on the marine sediment and ice core records of the Cenozoic through detailed lecture and lab activities. Case studies include the Paleocene Eocene Thermal Maximum, the glaciation of Antarctica, Milankovitch cyclicity, and Northern Hemisphere glaciation. Prerequisite: GEOL 230  or GEOL /BIO 350  or permission of instructor