May 19, 2019  
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GEOL 370 - Paleobiology Seminar


Semester Offered: First Semester
Half Course
Credits: 2 credits
Attribute: 2NS

This seminar will examine the history of life using readings from the primary literature. We will study patterns and modes of evolution with the fossil record as our database. Some questions we will tackle include how microevolution and mollecular clocks as studied through biology can and cannot be applied to the the history of life; what is a species? and how do climate change and major earth processes influence the history (and future) of life?

Enrollment Limit: 12
Instructor: K. Hubbard

Consent of the Instructor Required: Yes
Prerequisites & Notes: Geology 120 and a 200-level geology course (preference given to GEOL 204 & GEOL 320).


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