|Course Cluster: Planetary Science|
This course will examine the workings of Earth and what we can learn from examining Earth in the context of the solar system. Comparative planetology will be utilized to explore such topics as the origin and fate of Earth, the importance of water in the solar system, the formation and maintenance of planetary lithospheres and atmospheres, and the evolution of life. Exercises will utilize data from past and present planetary missions.
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (E&ES)(PSCI-MN)(SISP)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
To be announced.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Midterm, final, term paper, and lab assignments
|Instructor(s): Gilmore,Martha S. Times: .M.W.F. 11:00AM-11:50AM; Location: PAC002; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 60||SR major: 0||JR major: 0|| || |
|Seats Available: -4||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 10||JR non-major: 10||SO: 20||FR: 20|