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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GEOL 406. Paleoclimatology and Paleoceanography

Investigate the methodologies and data used to reconstruct Earth’s climate history. Emphasis will be placed on the marine sediment records of the Cenozoic through detailed lecture, lab activities and course-based original research. Case studies include the Paleocene Eocene Thermal Maximum, the glaciation of Antarctica, Milankovitch cyclicity and Northern Hemisphere glaciation. Prerequisite: GEOL 211 GEOL 230  or BIO 354 , or permission of instructor.