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2020-2021 College Catalog 
2020-2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 146 Evolution of The Earth

This course treats the development of the earth and its seas, continents and mountains. The Earth’s history is studied in chronological order, beginning with spacecraft data from the moon and planets and concluding with the events of the recent glaciation. Emphasis is on the ancient geography of North America and in particular the geologic history of eastern New York. Laboratory study includes sediment analysis, fossil identification, interpretation and construction of geologic maps, lab period field trips, and an all-day field trip to the Catskills.
Pre-requisite(s): PHYS 145 Introductory Geology .
Lab fee will be required
Terms Offered: Spring
Offered Distance Learning: No
Liberal Arts and Sciences Designation: Science
SUNY General Education Designation(s): Natural Science
Credits: 4
Contact Hours:
Lecture: 3
Lab: 2