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Distinguished Professor

Paul Falkowski

Awarded the Tyler Prize

for Environmental Achievement

Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences

Third Year, Fall Term

  • Mineralogy
  • Sedimentology
  • Paleontology

Third Year, Spring Term

  • Petrology
  • Stratigraphy
  • Structural Geology

Fourth Year, Fall Term

  • Geophysics
  • Field Geology or equivalent (see Field Requirement)
  • 400-level Geology courses
  • Independent Study/Honors **

Fourth Year, Spring Term

  • 400-level Geology courses
  • Independent Study/Honors **

    **Qualified students are urged to undertake independent study projects and honors research in their senior year.

Note About Prerequisites: Introductory Geology is a prerequisite for all upper-level geology courses. Chemistry is a prerequisite for Mineralogy, which is a prerequisite for Petrology. Physics is a pre- or corequisite for Geophysics. Sedimentology is a prerequisite for Stratigraphy. Structural Geology and Stratigraphy (or Sedimentary Geology) are prerequisites for Field Geology.

Upcoming Events

EPS - Colloquium
Peter Driscoll (Carnegie Inst. Washington) 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 11:45AM
A prediction for the paleomagn...
Spring Break
Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 12:00AM

EPS - Colloquium
Jennifer Kasbohm (Princeton) 
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 11:45AM
Assessing causes and consequences&n...
EPS - Colloquium
Kurt Konhauser (University of Alberta)
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 11:45AM
Tracing the Evolution of Oxyge...

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