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GEOL 107 History of Life

GEOL 107  History of Life  Units: 3.00  

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. 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 three three-hour laboratories.

Learning Hours: 120 (36 Lecture, 12 Laboratory, 12 Online Activity, 60 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite None.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science