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Course Information

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Course Offerings in Earth Sciences - Fall 2014

1000 Level Courses

Number

Title

Instructor

1022A Earth Rocks!

Hicock

1023A Planet Earth: Shaken & Stirred

Secco

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

2200A Plate Tectonic Theory, Environments, and Products

Tsujita

2206A Mineral Systems, Crystallography and Optics

Flemming

2240F Catastrophic Events in Earth History

Webb

2260A Stratigraphy and Sedimentology: From Beds to Basins

Ibrahim

2265A Paleobiology & Paleoecology

Jin


3000 Level Courses

Number

Title

Instructor

3313A Igneous Petrology

Bouvier

3321A Physics of the Earth I

Secco

3323A Introduction to Geodesy & Remote Sensing

Tiampo

3340A

Watershed Hydrology

Schincariol

3370A Metallogeny I: Ore Petrology

Carpenter

3372A Introduction to Petroleum Systems

Cheadle


4000 Level Courses

Number

Title

Instructor

4420A Geophysical Forward & Inverse Modelling

Tiampo

4431A Isotope Geochemistry in Earth and Environmental Science

Longstaffe

4450Y Regional Field Geology - Fourth Year Field Camp - September 2014

Cheadle & McCausland

4451Z Geophysical Field Techniques - Geophysics Field Camp - September 2014

Pratt

4452Z International Geoscience - Date and Location TBA - Must sign up by Sept. 12, 2014

Banerjee

4462A Advanced Glacial Geology

Hicock

4490E Senior Honors B.Sc. Thesis

McCausland

 

Course Offerings in Earth Sciences - Winter 2015

1000 Level Courses

Number

Title

Instructor

1022B Earth Rocks!

Hicock

1023B Planet Earth: Shaken & Stirred

Secco

1070B Introduction to the Geology & Resources of Earth

TBA

1081B Resources, Environment and Sustainability in a Material Society

Tsujita

1086G, section 650 Origin & Geology of the Solar System

Bouvier

1086G, section 651 Origin & Geology of the Solar System

Webb

1089G Earth, Art & Culture

Tsujita


2000 Level Courses

Number

Title

Instructor

2001G Exploring the Planets

Osinski

2123B The Dynamic Earth

Secco

2201B Structural Geology

Jiang

2220B Environmental & Exploration Geophysics I

Shcherbakov

2222B Data Analysis & Signal Processing in the Sciences

Atkinson

2230B Introduction to Geochemistry

Shieh

2240G Catastrophic Events in Earth History

Shieh

2250Y Introductory Field Mapping Techniques - Second Year Field Camp - May 2015

Corcoran & McCausland

2266G Dinosaur & Other Vertebrate Evolution

Jin

2281B Geology for Engineers

Schincariol


3000 Level Courses

Number

Title

Instructor

3310B Structure & Chemistry of Minerals and Materials

Flemming

3314B Sedimentary Petrology

Corcoran

3315B Metamorphic Petrology

Withers

3341B Waters & Geochemical Cycles

Webb

3350Y Advanced Field Mapping Techniques - Third Year Field Camp - May 2015

Jiang


4000 Level Courses

Number

Title

Instructor

4421B Physics of the Earth II

Shcherbakov

4423B Applied Seismology

Atkinson

4424B Advanced Mineral Physics

Shieh

4440B Fundamentals of Ground Water Flow and Contaminant Transport

Schincariol

4461B Advanced Paleontology

Jin

4470B Global Metallogenic Cycles

Duke

4472B Advanced Petroleum Assessment

Cheadle

4490E Senior Honors B.Sc. Thesis

McCausland


Course Offerings in Earth Sciences - 2015-16

For 2015-16, course offerings are expected to be roughly the same as in 2014-15, with a few exceptions. The following courses that were not offered in 2014-15 are expected to be offered:

2130Y Field Geography and Geology of Southwestern Ontario
3001B Astrobiology
3312B Genesis of Meteorites & Planetary Materials
3320A Environmental & Exploration Geophysics II
3371B Metallogeny II: Ore Deposit Models
4001Y Planetary Science Field School
4432A Geochemistry of Metals, Melts & Fluids in the Crust
4460A Sedimentology of Clastic and Carbonate Rocks

For 2015-16, the following courses that were offered in 2014-15 are expected not to be offered:

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

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