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GEOS 111 - Earth and Environmental Systems


Class Hours: 3
Lab/Discussion: 2
Credits: 4

Prerequisite: Designed for freshman and sophomore students in disciplines that require a deeper understanding of the Earth’s systems, particularly science education, anthropology, geography and geoscience majors.
Examines environmental science from an Earth systems science perspective.  Introduces the interactions between various systems that make up the Earth’s critical zone (near-surface interface between humans and our planet’s atmosphere, biosphere, lithosphere and hydrosphere).  Explores spatial and temporal variation of environmental processes through the use of hands-on data collection, manipulation and modeling.



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