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The Microbial Fossil Record
E&ES 327
Spring 2023
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: ENVS 327, E&ES 527

This course invites students to investigate the fossil record of microbial life to reveal the outsized impact microbes have on Earth and environmental systems. We will explore topics such as the origin of life, micropaleontology, marine biogeochemistry, biological oceanography, environmental microbiology, and astrobiology. This course will present students with the opportunity to engage with primary literature, write integrative narratives, and craft microbially inspired creative works.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: NSM E&ES
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (E&ES)(ENVS-MN)(ENVS)
Past Enrollment Probability: 75% - 89%

Last Updated on JUN-21-2024
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