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GEOL 320 - Paleontology


Next Offered: 2011-2012
Semester Offered: First Semester
Credits (Range): 4 hours
Attribute: 4NS
A comprehensive examination of the history of life, presented within the context of evolutionary theory with an emphasis on invertebrate organisms. Topics include evolutionary pattern and process, taphonomy, functional morphology, paleoecology, biostratigraphy, biogeography, and extinction. Laboratory exercises explore the morphology and systematics of the major invertebrate fossil groups and the use of paleontological data in solving paleoecologic and geologic problems. Weekend field trip required.
Enrollment Limit: 20
Instructor: K. Hubbard
Consent of the Instructor Required? No
Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: Any 200-level geology course or consent of instructor.



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