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Evaluates the possibility of predicting future eruptions. View course details in My Plan: ESS 115 ESS 119 Introduction to Laboratories (1, max.
View course details in My Plan: ESS 106 ESS 115 Astrobiology: Life in the Universe (5) NW R. 3)Reviews research being performed in visited and independent research opportunities and possibilities.
Emphasis on use of geologic principles in interpreting evidence found in landscapes and rocks. Prerequisite: either ESS 101, ESS 105, ESS 210, ESS 211.
Open to non-science majors, but also lays a foundation for higher-level geobiology courses.
View course details in My Plan: ESS 104 ESS 106 Living with Volcanoes (3) I&S/NWExplores volcanoes and volcanic eruptions on Earth and in the solar system.
View course details in My Plan: ESS 209 ESS 210 Physical Geology (5) NWIntroduction to the physical and chemical processes of the earth's surface and interior. Background in geology not required but science background desirable.
Plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanism, glaciation. Not open for credit to students who have taken ESS 101.