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HIST142 PO - Ocean: The Sea Through Time

When Offered: Offered alternate years; next offered fall 2019.
Instructor(s): A. Khazeni
Credit: 1

The deep history of the oceans of the Earth, tracing the histories of the Indian, Pacific, and Atlantic Oceans over geologic time. Beginning with the origins of life in the ocean over 3 billion years ago and the evolution of ancient seas and marine ecosystems, the course explores oceanic histories during the age of the Anthropocene, the time period in which humans have altered the Earth’s processes and been the primary cause of planetary change. Readings of works across the sciences and the humanities by Charles Darwin, Jules Verne, Rachel Carson, and Amitav Ghosh, among others. Letter grade only.
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
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