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2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [NOTE!!!! THIS IS AN ARCHIVED CATALOG. FOR THE CURRENT CATALOG, GO TO CATALOG.NIU.EDU]

GEOL 610 - Geoscience Fundamentals I: Environments, Life and Global Cycles


Lectures, demonstrations, laboratory and field experiences designed for the classroom teacher seeking an accelerated program targeting the fundamental concepts in geoscience. Topics include an examination of (1) the geologic record to learn how to reconstruct past environments, study environmental change, and discover the major events in the history of life on Earth, (2) the origin and evolution of the atmosphere and oceans, and (3) how the biogeochemical cycles of carbon, oxygen, sulfur, and nutrients impact and are impacted by humans.

Credits: 4