Department of Earth SciencesWestern Science

Course Information

Click here for the 2015-16 course offerings in a timetable format.

Course Offerings in Earth Sciences - Summer 2015

1000 Level Courses

Number

Title

Instructor

1070A Introduction to the Geology & Resources of Earth

Pietrzak-Renaud

1086F Origin & Geology of the Solar System

Withers


Course Offerings in Earth Sciences - Fall 2015

1000 Level Courses

Number

Title

Instructor

1022A Earth Rocks!

Hicock

1023A Planet Earth: Shaken & Stirred

Secco

1070A Introduction to the Geology & Resources of Earth

Pietrzak-Renaud

1081A Resources, Environment and Sustainability in a Material Society

Tsujita

1083F Life on Planet Earth

Tsujita

1086F Origin & Geology of the Solar System

Withers


2000 Level Courses

Number

Title

Instructor

2123A The Dynamic Earth

Secco

2130Y Field Geology & Geography of Southwestern Ontario (cross-listed with Geography 2130Y)

Moser

2200A Plate Tectonic Theory, Environments, and Products

Tsujita

2206A Mineral Systems, Crystallography and Optics

Flemming

2232F Exploring the Planets (cross-listed with Astronomy 2232F)

Metchev

2240F Catastrophic Events in Earth History

Webb

2260A Stratigraphy and Sedimentology: From Beds to Basins

Plint

2265A Paleobiology & Paleoecology

TBA


3000 Level Courses

Number

Title

Instructor

3313A Igneous Petrology

Bouvier

3320A Environmental & Exploration Geophysics II

Pratt

3321A Physics of the Earth I

Secco

3340A

Watershed Hydrology

Schincariol

3370A Metallogeny I: Ore Petrology

TBA


4000 Level Courses

Number

Title

Instructor

4420A Geophysical Forward & Inverse Modelling

Pratt

4431A Isotope Geochemistry in Earth and Environmental Science

Longstaffe

4450Y Regional Field Geology - Fourth Year Field Camp - Sept. 1-11, 2015

Plint

4451Z Geophysical Field Techniques - Geophysics Field School - Aug. 28 - Sept. 7, 2015

Pratt & Molnar

4452Z International Geoscience - Location & Dates TBA - Must sign up by Sept. 18, 2015

Banerjee

4460A Sedimentology of Clastic & Carbonate Rocks

Plint

4462A Advanced Glacial Geology

Hicock

4490E Senior Honors B.Sc. Thesis

Shcherbakov

 

Course Offerings in Earth Sciences - Winter 2016

1000 Level Courses

Number

Title

Instructor

1022B Earth Rocks!

Hicock

1023B Planet Earth: Shaken & Stirred

Secco

1070B Introduction to the Geology & Resources of Earth

Pietrzak-Renaud

1086G Origin & Geology of the Solar System

Withers

1089G Earth, Art & Culture

Tsujita


2000 Level Courses

Number

Title

Instructor

2123B The Dynamic Earth

Secco

2201B Structural Geology

TBA

2220B Environmental & Exploration Geophysics I

Shcherbakov

2222B Data Analysis & Signal Processing in the Sciences

Molnar

2230B Introduction to Geochemistry

Shieh

2240G Catastrophic Events in Earth History

Shieh

2250Y Introductory Field Mapping Techniques - Second Year Field Camp - May 1-11, 2016 - Must sign up by Sept. 18, 2015

Corcoran

2266G Dinosaur & Other Vertebrate Evolution

Tsujita

2281B Geology for Engineers

Schincariol


3000 Level Courses

Number

Title

Instructor

3001B Astrobiology

Neish

3312B Genesis of Meteorites & Planetary Materials

Flemming

3314B Sedimentary Petrology

TBA

3341B Waters & Geochemical Cycles

Webb

3350Y Advanced Field Mapping Techniques - Third Year Field Camp - May 1-11, 2016 - Must sign up by Sept. 18, 2015

Moser

3372B Introduction to Petroleum Systems

Cheadle


4000 Level Courses

Number

Title

Instructor

4421B Physics of the Earth II

Shcherbakov

4423B Applied Seismology

Atkinson

4432B Geochemistry of Metals, Melts and Fluids in the Crust

Linnen

4440B Fundamentals of Ground Water Flow and Contaminant Transport

Schincariol

4490E Senior Honors B.Sc. Thesis

Shcherbakov


Course Offerings in Earth Sciences - 2016-17

For 2016-17, course offerings are expected to be roughly the same as in 2015-16, with a few exceptions. The following courses that were not offered in 2015-16 are expected to be offered:

3310B Structure & Chemistry of Minerals & Materials
3315B Metamorphic Petrology
3323A Introduction to Geodesy & Remote Sensing
4424B Advanced Mineral Physics
4461B Advanced Paleontology
4472B Advanced Petroleum Assessment

For 2016-17, the following courses that were offered in 2015-16 are expected not to be offered:

2130Y Field Geography and Geology of Southwestern Ontario
3001B Astrobiology
3312B Genesis of Meteorites & Planetary Materials
3320A Environmental & Exploration Geophysics II
3372B Introduction to Petroleum Systems
4460A Sedimentology of Clastic and Carbonate Rocks

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