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SC 12000 - Physical Geology


(4) An introduction to the Earth, including earth materials (minerals, rocks, and soils), the processes that control distributions and behavior of those materials, and application of the scientific method to these topics. Emphasis is placed upon plate tectonics as a unifying theme for understanding the rocks, volcanoes, mountains, glaciers, and earthquakes of Alaska. Laboratory component emphasizes rock and mineral identification, map interpretation, and field-trips to examine notable geologic features in southcentral Alaska. Lab included. Lab fee required. Satisfies SI Biological/Physical Scientific Inquiry for Foundational Studies. Offered: Fall



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