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2015-2016 Catalog

GEOL 220 Paleolimnology

Paleolimnology is the study of the physical, chemical and biological properties of lake sediments in order to reconstruct past environmental conditions. This course includes an overview of modern lake processes, an introduction to paleolimnological techniques, and evaluates contributions of paleolimnological research to our understanding of global change. This course includes a series of integrated field and laboratory investigations resembling an authentic research project focused on a local lake.

Prerequisite

Any introductory geology course

Instructor

Cook