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EPSC 201 Understanding Planet Earth (3 credits)

Offered by: Earth & Planetary Sciences (Faculty of Science)


Earth & Planetary Sciences : Learn about Earth's origin, its place in the solar system, its internal structure, rocks and minerals, the formation of metal and fossil fuel deposits, and the extinction of dinosaurs. Discover the impact of the volcanic eruptions, earthquakes and mountain chains on Earth's past, present and future. Explore 125 million-year-old Mount Royal.

Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

Instructors: Anthony E Williams-Jones (Fall) Alfonso Mucci (Winter)

  • Fall or Winter
  • 3 hours lectures; afternoon field trips
  • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken or are taking EPSC 233.