GEOE 207 History of Life
The history of life, from its inception four billion years ago to the present day, focusing on the inter-relationship between organic evolution and global change throughout all key divisions of the Geological Time Scale used by Geological Engineers and Scientists. Coevolution of early life and the atmosphere; development of marine animals and their ecosystems; invasion of the land; dinosaurs and their world; mass extinctions; the Age of Mammals; and hominid evolution. Lectures plus four three-hour laboratories.
(Lec: 3, Lab: 0.5, Tut: )