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E&ES 302
Fall 2009 not offered
Crosslisting: E&ES 512
Course Cluster: Planetary Science

Life imparts unique chemical fingerprints in ancient and modern environments on Earth. This course will develop the background and methodology that will be used to search for the chemical and physical evidence of life on Mars, Europa, and elsewhere in our solar system and will serve as a primer in astrobiology. Topics will include the origin of the elements, meteorites, stable and radiogenic isotopes, geochemistry, mineralogy, planetary geology, early Earth, and life in extreme environments.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: None
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: CHEM141 OR [MB&B181 or BIOL181] OR E&ES101 OR [E&ES197 or BIOL197] OR E&ES199
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ENVS)(PSCI-MN)

Last Updated on JUL-22-2024
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