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EAS-101 General Earth Science

In General Earth Science students will discover how science has investigated the origin, structure, and operation of planet Earth. Beginning with the Big Bang 13.7 billion years ago, the course will chronicle how the solar system and Earth were formed, the physical makeup of the planet, and the processes that result in its continuous transformation. Topics of particular emphasis will include the role and structure of the atmosphere, the movement of tectonic plates, earthquakes, volcanism, the formation and topography of ocean basins, the forms of erosion, and causes and impact of climate change.

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Credits: 3

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