Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2020

     

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ESCI 110 902 (CRN: 15987)

EARTH, ENVIRONMENT, & SOCIETY

Long Title: THE EARTH SYSTEM, ENVIRONMENT, AND SOCIETY
Department: Earth/Environmnt/Planetary Sci
Instructors:
Morgan, Julia
Masiello, Carrie
Meeting: 9:45AM - 10:40AM MWF (24-AUG-2020 - 4-DEC-2020) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Distribution Group: Distribution Group III
Method of Instruction: Online
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 50
Section Enrolled: 28
Enrollment data as of: 21-JUL-2024 9:00AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-OTR Room
Final Exam Time:
14-DEC-2020  
9:00AM - 12:00PM M
 
Description: This course introduces the Earth system, and explores how the environment has changed over time, and the physical, chemical and biological processes responsible for these changes. The course places special emphasis on human-Earth interactions, in the past, present, and future. Topics will include Earth’s ecosystems, oceans, and atmosphere, natural resources, natural hazards including catastrophic events, as well as climate change and the role of humans in modifying Earth’s environment.