EESC V2300 Earth's Environmental Systems: Life Systems. 4.5 points.
BC: Partial Fulfillment of General Education Requirement: Laboratory Science (SCI)., Lab Required
Not offered during 2019-20 academic year.
Prerequisites: Enrollment limited.
Examines role of life in biogeochemical cycles, relationship of biodiversity and evolution to the physical earth, vulnerability of ecosystems to environmental change: causes and effects of extinctions through geologic time (dinosaurs and mammoths) and today. Exploration of topics through laboratories, demonstrations, computer data analysis, modeling, and field trips.