Introduction to the origin and evolution of the Earth and the solar system. Introduction to plate tectonics and the rock cycle. Simple energy balances and interactions between radiation and the atmosphere, land, oceans, ice masses, and the global hydrological cycle. Evolution of life, biogeography, and global climate in the context of geologic time. The carbon cycle. Human interaction with the Earth. Mineral and energy resources.
Not available to students with credit in EAS 101, 102 or 201 or SCI 100 (Note: Students with credit in EAS 201 may take EAS 200.).
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|Institution||University of Alberta|
|Fields of study||Basic/broad, general programmes|
|Teaching place||University of Alberta|
|Tags||geologyatmosphereevolutionglobal climateSolar SystemIce Masses|