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GEOL020D PO - Paleontology/Evolution of the Earth’s Biosphere

When Offered: Offered alternate years; last offered spring 2014.
Instructor(s): R. Gaines
Credit: 1

Life on Earth originated during changes on a young planet and Earth change has driven biological innovations and crises over the last four billion years. Likewise, evolving organic processes have dramatically changed Earth both physically and chemically. Topics include origins of life, evolutionary breakthroughs, mass extinctions, biogeochemical cycles and fundamental principles of geology and paleontology.



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