Course Catalog - 2021-2022

     

EEPS 321 - EARTH AND PLANETARY SURFACES

Long Title: EARTH AND PLANETARY SURFACE ENVIRONMENTS
Department: Earth/Environmnt/Planetary Sci
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Lecture/Laboratory
Credit Hours: 4
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisite(s): EEPS 101 OR ESCI 101 OR ENST 101 OR EEPS 107 OR ENST 107 OR ESCI 201 OR ENST 201 OR EEPS 108 OR ESCI 108 OR EEPS 110 OR ESCI 110 OR EEPS 111 OR ESCI 111
Description: This course introduces the processes that shape Earth and other planetary surfaces as well as how records of these processes are preserved on landscapes and in sediment deposits. This course will cover a range of topics including surface hydrology, erosion, sediment transport, and chemical weathering and connect them to the development and interpretation of the stratigraphic record. All topics will be treated using descriptive (qualitative) approaches as well as a range of quantitative methods. This course requires a once-a-week 3-hour lab. Prerequisites EEPS 101/ENST 101 or EEPS 107/ENST 107 or EEPS 108 or EEPS 110 or EEPS 111 can be taken concurrently or with permission of instructor. Recommended Prerequisite(s): MATH 101, 102, PHYS 101 or 111, CHEM 121 or 151. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for EEPS 321 if student has credit for ESCI 321.