Upper-Division

EART 100 Vertebrate Paleontology

Introduction to vertebrate history, with an emphasis on vertebrate relationships and the co-evolution of organisms and environments. Specific topics include vertebrate origins, systematics and classification, adaptive revolutions, mass extinctions, and the rise and fall of dinosaurs. Students are billed a materials fee.

Credits

5

Instructor

Hilde Schwartz

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements and EART 5 or EART 10 or EART 20 or BIOE 20C, or ANTH 1. Concurrent enrollment in EART 100L is required.

Quarter offered

Winter

EART 100L Vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory

Comparative anatomy and functional morphology of vertebrates, and preservation of vertebrate hard parts, using modern and fossil specimens. Laboratory three hours and one 1-day field trip.

Credits

2

Instructor

Hilde Schwartz

Requirements

Concurrent enrollment in EART 100 is required.

Quarter offered

Winter

EART 101 Invertebrate Paleobiology

An introduction to paleobiology; the use of fossil evidence to pose and solve evolutionary and geologic questions. Students are billed a materials fee. (Formerly The Fossil Record.)

Credits

5

Instructor

Matthew Clapham

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements and EART 5 or EART 10 or EART 20 or BIOE 20C or ANTH 1. Concurrent enrollment in EART 101L is required.

Quarter offered

Fall

EART 101L Invertebrate Paleobiology Laboratory

Systematics, ecology, and evolutionary history of the major groups of fossil-forming animals. Laboratory 3 hours and one 1-day field trip. (Formerly The Fossil Record Laboratory.)

Credits

1

Instructor

Matthew Clapham

Requirements

Concurrent enrollment in EART 101 is required.

Quarter offered

Fall

EART 102 Marine Geology

Geology of the marine environment. Topics include controls on the types, origin, and distribution of marine sediments; geology of oceanic crust; evolution of continental margins and plate boundaries; introduction to paleoceanography. Discussion: 1 hour. Students cannot receive credit for this course and Ocean Sciences 280.

Credits

5

Instructor

Ana Ravelo

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements,and EART 5 or EART 10 or EART 20 or BIOE 20C.

Quarter offered

Winter

EART 104 Geologic Hazards

The recognition, evaluation, and mitigation of geologic hazards: earthquakes and faulting, tsunamis, volcanism, landslides and mass movements, and flooding. Students are billed a materials fee.

Credits

5

Instructor

Susan Schwartz

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements, and EART 10 and EART 10L; or EART 5 and 5L; or EART 20 and EART 20L.

Quarter offered

Fall

EART 105 Coastal Geology

An investigation of the evolution, morphology, and processes in the coastal zone including the terrestrial (marine terraces, dunes, estuaries, sea cliffs) and marine (beaches, continental shelves, sea level changes, shoreline erosion and protection, waves, tides) components and their interaction. Laboratory: 3 hours. Students are billed a materials fee.

Credits

5

Instructor

Gary Griggs

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): EART 5 or EART 10 or EART 20.

Quarter offered

Winter

EART 106 Coasts in Crisis

Comprehensive assessment of the impacts that the human population is having on the coastal zone globally and the diverse ways in which geologic processes and coastal hazards impact human settlement and development in the coastal zone.

Credits

5

Instructor

Gary Griggs

General Education Code

PE-E

Quarter offered

Spring

EART 107 Remote Sensing of the Environment

Introduction to geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing (RS) as valuable tools in the study of geology. Covers application of GIS/RS to study of surface processes, including landslides, hydrologic basins, coastal erosion, modern floods, volcanic activity and surface deformation.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): EART 5 or EART 10 or EART 20.

EART 109 Elements of Field Geology

Basic tools and techniques used in geologic fieldwork. Preparation, analysis, and interpretation of geologic maps. Nine to 10 days of weekend field trips required, including a six-day geologic mapping exercise. Laboratory: 3 hours. Recommended for courses 120, 130, 150, and required for 188A-B. May not be taken concurrently with course 120, 150, or 188. Students are billed a materials fee. Enrollment is restricted to majors and minors in Earth and planetary sciences and the combined majors with anthropology and environmental studies.

Credits

5

Instructor

Hilde Schwartz

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): Satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements, and EART 5 or EART 10 or EART 20; and EART 5L or EART 10L or EART 20L; or by permission of instructor. Concurrent enrollment in EART 109L is required.

Quarter offered

Fall, Spring

EART 109L Field Geology Laboratory

Laboratory exercises essential to the successful completion of fieldwork required in course 109. Topics include topographic maps, Brunton compass, rock identification and description, geologic map analysis, structure section construction, and landslide recognition.

Credits

2

Instructor

Hilde Schwartz

Requirements

Concurrent enrollment in EART 109 is required. Enrollment is restricted to Earth sciences majors and minors and the combined majors with anthropology and environmental studies or by permission of instructor.

General Education Code

PR-E

Quarter offered

Fall, Spring

EART 110A Evolution of the Earth

Investigation of the processes and mechanisms that have produced the present Earth system, with an emphasis on the temporal evolution of the earth from the Archean to the present. Specific topics covered include cyclicity in Earth processes and the evolution of, and interplay between the planet's crust, atmosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere.

Credits

5

Instructor

James Zachos, Quentin Williams

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): EART 5 or EART 10 or EART 20, and EART 5L or EART 10L or EART 20L, and MATH 11A or MATH 19A or AM 15A.

General Education Code

PE-E

Quarter offered

Fall

EART 110B Earth as a Chemical System

The chemical properties of Earth materials and the chemical processes by which the planet has evolved to its present state. Specific topics covered include properties of minerals; the genesis of igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks; and the linkage between the solid Earth and the hydrosphere. Enrollment is permitted by permission code with equivalent or exceptional background, or if enrolled concurrently in Chemistry 1B.

Credits

5

Instructor

Elise Knittle

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): EART 5 or EART 10 or EART 20, and EART 5L or EART 10L or EART 20L, and CHEM 1B.

Quarter offered

Winter

EART 110C The Dynamic Earth

Physical processes occurring in the interior of the earth, at its surface and in the oceans and atmospheres including plate tectonics, structural deformation of rocks, and material and heat transport. Students are billed a materials fee.

Credits

5

Instructor

Ian Garrick-Bethell

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): EART 5 or EART 10 or EART 20, and EART 5L or EART 10L or EART 20L; and EART 111 or MATH 22 or MATH 23A; and PHYS 6A or PHYS 5A.

Quarter offered

Spring

EART 110L Evolution of the Earth Laboratory

Laboratory sequence illustrating topics covered in course 110A. Emphasis is on quantifying and evaluating different phenomena related to thermal, tectonic, climatic, and evolutionary processes.

Credits

2

Instructor

James Zachos, Quentin Williams

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): concurrent enrollment in EART 110A.

General Education Code

PR-E

Quarter offered

Fall

EART 110M Earth as a Chemical System Laboratory

Laboratory sequence illustrating topics covered in course 110B. Emphasizes identification of the major rock-forming minerals and common rock types; principles of basic crystallography.

Credits

2

Instructor

Elise Knittle

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): concurrent enrollment in EART 110B.

Quarter offered

Winter

EART 110N The Dynamic Earth Laboratory

Laboratory sequence illustrating topics covered in course 110C.

Credits

2

Instructor

Ian Garrick-Bethell

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): concurrent enrollment in EART 110C.

Quarter offered

Spring

EART 111 Mathematics in the Earth Sciences

Series and sequences, vectors, 3D analytic geometry, partial differentiation, matrix algebra, and differential equations with applications in the Earth sciences. Topics include matrix manipulation, systems of linear equations, least-squares, Taylor series, gradients, optimization, analytic and numerical solutions to differential equations.

Credits

5

Instructor

Walter Nimmo

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): EART 5 or EART 10 or EART 20, and MATH 11B or MATH 19B or AM 15B.

Quarter offered

Fall

EART 116 Hydrology

Introduces processes involving water on and near Earth's surface, including meteorology, water properties, surface flows in steams and runoff, flood analysis, ground water, water budgets, sediment transport, erosion, and water quality. Problem set and laboratory each week. Laboratory/field: 3 hours. Students are billed a materials fee. Alternates annually with course 146. Enrollment is restricted to majors and minors in Earth and planetary sciences and the combined majors with anthropology and environmental studies.

Credits

5

Instructor

Margaret Zimmer

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): EART 5 or EART 10 or EART 20; and MATH 11A or MATH 19A or AM 15A; and PHYS 6A and PHYS 6L or PHYS 5A and PHYS 5L, or by permission of the instructor. EART 5L or EART 10L or EART 20L and PHYS 6B and PHYS 6M are recommended.

Quarter offered

Fall

EART 118 Seismotectonics

Earthquakes and their relationship to plate tectonics. Topics include seismological analysis of earthquake faulting, types of seismic waves, seismicity distributions, thermal and rheological structure of plates, and seismic investigation of plate dynamics.

Credits

5

Instructor

Thorne Lay

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): EART 5 or EART 10 or EART 20; and MATH 11B or MATH 19B; and PHYS 5A or PHYS 6A.

Quarter offered

Spring

EART 119 Introductory Computer Programming for Geoscientists

Introduction to programming for Earth and environmental scientists. Course assumes no prior programming experience. Develops useful Python skills for prospective scientists, rather than cover all aspects of the computer language.

Credits

5

Instructor

Mathis Hain

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): MATH 19A or MATH 11A or MATH 20A and EART 5 or EART 10 or EART 20.

Quarter offered

Fall

EART 120 Sedimentology and Stratigraphy

Stratigraphic principles used in classifying sedimentary rocks. Fundamentals of sedimentary mechanics. Analysis and interpretation of facies and depositional systems. Introduction to seismic facies and basin analysis. Course includes three Sunday field exercises. Students arebilled a materials fee.

Credits

5

Instructor

Matthew Clapham

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements, and EART 110A. EART 110B is recommended as preparation. May not be taken concurrently with EART 109.

Quarter offered

Spring

EART 120L Sedimentology and Stratigraphy Laboratory

Laboratory sequence illustrating topics in course 120, including sedimentary petrology, sedimentary structures, sequence stratigraphy, and geohistory analysis.

Credits

2

Instructor

Matthew Clapham

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): concurrent enrollment in EART 120.

Quarter offered

Spring

EART 121 The Atmosphere

Course focuses on understanding basic atmospheric weather and climate phenomena starting from the fundamentals of physics and chemistry. Using this approach, covers topics such as atmospheric circulation, precipitation, clouds, storms, urban and regional air quality, atmospheric aerosols, and climate and global change. Students are billed a materials fee.

Credits

5

Instructor

Patrick Chuang

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): MATH 11B or MATH 19B or AM 15B; and CHEM 1A; and PHYS 5B or PHYS 6B.

Quarter offered

Fall

EART 124 Modeling Earth's Climate

A hands-on course in climate modeling with emphasis on computer programming (Python) exercises. Topics include the physical laws governing climate, the hierarchy of model complexity, parameterizations, using models for prediction versus understanding, and application to past and future Earth climates.

Credits

5

Instructor

Nicole Feldl

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): MATH 11B or MATH 19B and PHYS 6B or PHYS 5B. Enrollment is restricted to environmental sciences majors and Earth sciences majors.

Quarter offered

Spring

EART 125 Statistics and Data Analysis in the Geosciences

Project-based introduction to analytical methods, such as univariate and multivariate statistics, cluster analysis and ordination, and maximum likelihood estimation, using a conceptual approach. Introduction to analysis and programming using the R software package. Students cannot receive credit for this course and course 225.

Credits

5

Instructor

Matthew Clapham

General Education Code

SR

Quarter offered

Winter

EART 127 Measuring Earth's 4.5 Billion-Year History

Introduces the methodology for measuring the timing of events in Earth's past. Topics include: radiogenic and stable isotopes, chemostratigraphy and paleomagnetism. Case studies focus on reconstructing the timing of major extinction and climatic events in Earth's history. (Formerly Radiogenic Isotopes.)

Credits

5

Instructor

James Zachos, Terrence Blackburn

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): EART 110B.

EART 128 Isotopes: Fundamentals and Applications in Earth and Marine Sciences

Explores the fundamentals and concepts of stable, radiogenic, and cosmogenic isotope chemistry with applications relevant to Earth, marine, and biological sciences.

Credits

5

Instructor

James Zachos

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): EART 110B or permission of instructor.

Quarter offered

Spring

EART 129 Global Change

Covers the science of past and future climate change. Topics include: drivers of radiative forcing; carbon cycle; climate history of Earth; climate feedbacks; detection and attribution of climate change; climate change responses, impacts, adaptation, and mitigation.

Credits

5

Instructor

Patrick Chuang

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): MATH 11B and CHEM 1C. Enrollment is restricted to environmental sciences majors and Earth sciences majors.

EART 130 Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology

Introduction to the relationship between tectonic environments and the genesis of rock assemblages, primarily igneous and metamorphic. Examples from California and elsewhere are used to illustrate petrogenetic processes and characteristic petrologic features of rocks from all major tectonic settings.

Credits

5

Instructor

Elise Knittle

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): EART 110B. Concurrent enrollment in EART 130L is required.

EART 130L Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology Laboratory

An introduction to optical mineralogy and the petrography of igneous rocks. (Formerly Magmas and Volcanos Laboratory.)

Credits

2

Instructor

Elise Knittle

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): EART 110B. Concurrent enrollment in EART 130 is required.

EART 134 Thermochemistry of Geologic Systems

Introduction to the thermodynamic and kinetic principles with a strong emphasis on applications to Earth materials. Implications for phase equilibria, geothermometry/geobarometry, element partitioning, and physical properties of minerals, magmas, and solutions.

Credits

5

Instructor

Quentin Williams

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): EART 110B.

EART 135L Practical Geochemistry

Provides hands-on exposure to geochemical instrumentation with a focus on data collection. Practical labs apply sample imaging, isotopic major- and trace-element measurements to natural samples. Laboratory sessions are supported by instruction, geochemistry, and Earth science.

Credits

5

Instructor

Terrence Blackburn, Myriam Telus

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): EART 5, or EART 10, or EART 20. EART 110B is recommended. Enrollment is restricted to majors and minors in Earth sciences and the combined majors with anthropology and environmental studies.

EART 140 Geomorphology

An introduction to the evolution of the Earth's landscape, with emphasis on the processes responsible. Review of climatic and tectonic forcing followed by detailed discussion of weathering, glaciers, hillslopes, wind, rivers, and coastal processes with emphasis on their geographic distribution. One single day and one three-day field trip.

Credits

5

Instructor

Noah Finnegan

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements and EART 110A. Concurrent enrollment in EART 140L is required.

Quarter offered

Winter

EART 140L Geomorphology Laboratory

Laboratory sequence illustrating topics covered in course 140. These extensive laboratory exercises emphasize the quantification of the geomorphic processes and forms, and on the writing of concise summaries of the science in the form of abstracts. Students are billed a materials fee.

Credits

2

Instructor

Noah Finnegan

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in EART 140 is required.

Quarter offered

Winter

EART 142 Engineering Geology for Environmental Scientists

Introduction to the formation, composition, and classification of soils; the chemical interaction of soil and groundwater; and basic soil mechanics: stress-strain behavior, effective stress concept, consolidation, soil testing methods. Applications to problems including slope stability, landslides, liquefaction, subsidence, soil creep, debris flows. Laboratory: 3 hours. Students are billed a materials fee.

Credits

5

Instructor

Slawomir Tulaczyk

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): EART 5 or EART 10 or EART 20; and MATH 11A or MATH 19A or AM 15A.

Quarter offered

Spring

EART 146 Groundwater

Explores saturated and unsaturated fluid flow below Earth's surface, well hydraulics, and recourse evaluation and development. Introduces modeling, field techniques, geochemistry, and contaminant transport and remediation. Problem set and laboratory each week; final paper. Laboratory: 3 hours. Students are billed a materials fee. Alternates annually with course 116. Enrollment is restricted to majors and minors in Earth and planetary sciences and the combined majors with anthropology and environmental studies. Course 5L or 10L or 20L and Physics 6B/M are recommended as preparation

Credits

5

Instructor

Andrew Fisher

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements; and EART 5 or EART 10 or EART 20; and MATH 11A or MATH 19A or AM 15A; and PHYS 6A and PHYS 6L (PHYS 6B and PHYS 6M recommended); and CHEM 1A, or by permission of the instructor.

Quarter offered

Spring

EART 148 Glaciology

Introduction to the role of snow and ice in the dynamics of the earth surface system. Snow deposition and metamorphosis. Heat and mass balance at snow and ice surfaces. Flow of glaciers, ice sheets, and sea ice. Methods of climate reconstruction. Ice age theories. Students are billed a materials fee.

Credits

5

Instructor

Slawomir Tulaczyk

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements, and EART 5 or EART 10 or EART 20; and MATH 11A or MATH 19A or AM 15A.

EART 150 Structural Geology

Principles and methods of analysis of brittly and ductily deformed rocks. Includes descriptions of structures, field analysis of structures, and mechanics of deformation. Three day-long field trips on weekends. Students are billed a materials fee.

Credits

5

Instructor

Jeremy Hourigan

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements, and EART 110A or EART 110B; EART 109 recommended; concurrent enrollment in EART 150L is required.

Quarter offered

Fall

EART 150L Structural Geology Laboratory

Structural analysis of faults, folds, and maps. Use of stereographic projections. Cross section construction and balancing from field data.

Credits

2

Instructor

Jeremy Hourigan

Requirements

Concurrent enrollment in EART 150 is required.

Quarter offered

Fall

EART 152 Tectonics

The processes, techniques, and interpretations involved in the study of active crustal movements; constraints from plate tectonics; horizontal and vertical motions and rates; geodesy, including GPS; stress measurement; image interpretation; fault system analysis; paleoseismicity; fluid effects. Examples from the circum-Pacific. Laboratory-3 hours. Students cannot receive credit for this course and course 207. Students are billed a materials fee.

Credits

5

Instructor

Jeremy Hourigan

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): EART 10 or EART 5 or EART 20; and EART 10L or EART 5L or EART 20L; and PHYS 5A or PHYS 6A or equivalent per instructor permission.

Quarter offered

Winter

EART 160 Planetary Science

Broad introduction to planetary science. Topics include the fundamental characteristics of solar system bodies; space exploration of these bodies; formation and evolution of surfaces, atmospheres and interiors of planets, satellites and small bodies.

Credits

5

Instructor

Ian Garrick-Bethell

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements, and MATH 11B or MATH 19B or AM 15B; and PHYS 5A or PHYS 6A.

Quarter offered

Fall

EART 162 Planetary Interiors

The chemical and thermal structure and evolution of silicate planet interiors. Topics include equation of state of mantle and core materials, thermal history of the mantle and core, dynamics of mantle convection, geophysical determination of interior structure. Students cannot receive credit for this course and course 262.

Credits

5

Instructor

Ian Garrick-Bethell

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): EART 160; and EART 111 or MATH 22 or MATH 23A; and PHYS 5C or PHYS 6C.

EART 163 Planetary Surfaces

Comparative study of surfaces and atmospheres of planetary bodies in solar system, focusing on comparative planetology and geophysical processes at work, including differentiation, impact cratering, tectonics, volcanism, and geomorphic evolution. Explores terrestrial planets, giant planets and their moons. Students cannot receive credit for this course and course 263.

Credits

5

Instructor

Walter Nimmo

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): EART 160.

EART 164 Planetary Atmospheres

A quantitative study of the origin, chemistry, dynamics, and observations of the atmospheres of terrestrial and gas-giant planets. Students cannot receive credit for this course and course 264.

Credits

5

Instructor

Xinyi Zhang

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): EART 160.

Quarter offered

Winter

EART 165 History and Geochemistry of the Solar System

Introduces solar system history and geochemistry. Observation methods and tools discussed include major and trace element geochemistry, geothermometry, radiogenic and stable isotopes. Solar system reconstructed through the examination of meteorites from different parent bodies.

Credits

5

Instructor

Terrence Blackburn, Myriam Telus

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): EART 110B.

Quarter offered

Spring

EART 172 Geophysical Fluid Dynamics

Introduces fluid motion influenced by rotation. Topics include the Coriolis force, geostrophic flow, potential vorticity, the shallow water model, quasigeostrophic approximation, planetary waves, Ekman theory, thermal wind, models of the large-scale oceanic and atmospheric circulation, and equatorial dynamics. Taught in conjunction with course 272. Students cannot receive credit for this course and course 272.

Credits

5

Cross Listed Courses

OCEA 172

Instructor

Christopher Edwards

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): PHYS 107 or AM 107; MATH 22 or MATH 23B recommended.

Quarter offered

Spring

EART 188A Summer Field Internship

Three weeks of summer field study in geologically complex regions in the White-Inyo Mountains of eastern California. Activities include geologic field mapping on topographic and photographic base maps, stratigraphy, petrology, and structure analysis. A fee is required for participation. Contact sponsoring agency for details. Prerequisite(s): satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements; courses 109/L, 110A/L, and 110B/M. Enrollment is restricted to Earth sciences majors. Concurrent enrollment in course 188B is required. Interview only via application filed with department.

Credits

5

Instructor

Hilde Schwartz

General Education Code

PR-E

EART 188B Geographic Information Systems with Applications to the Earth Sciences

Introduction to basic principles of geographic information systems (GIS). Visualization of earthscapes with applications to problem-solving in the Earth sciences. Laboratory exercises in loading, manipulation, and interpretation of data sets. Field investigations of phenomena visualized in laboratory, including geological description, interpretation, and written report preparation. Lecture and laboratory portions of course occur during spring quarter. Field investigations and report-writing occur in the summer following spring quarter. A fee is required for participation. Contact sponsoring agency for details. Prerequisite(s): satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements; courses 109/L, 110A/L, and 110B/M. Enrollment is restricted to Earth sciences majors. Concurrent enrollment in course 188A is required. Interview only via application filed with department.

Credits

5

Instructor

Noah Finnegan

EART 189A Geographic Information Systems with Applications in Earth Sciences

Introduces Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for geologic mapping and interpretation. Students gain experience with satellite, air photo, and digital elevation model (DEM) interpretation, and research the geology, tectonics, paleontology, and stratigraphy for field sites in eastern California. Prerequisite(s): courses 109, 109L, 110A, and 110. Enrollment is restricted to Earth sciences majors, and combined Earth sciences/environmental studies majors. Enrollment via an application.

Credits

5

Instructor

J. Hourigan, N. Finnegan

Quarter offered

Spring

EART 189B Summer Field Study

Students spend three weeks in this field course on advanced geologic mapping acquiring and analyzing original data and then another 11 days refining their interpretations. Emphasis is on geologic mapping, stratigraphy, structure and tectonic analysis, and petrology. Students are billed a fee. Prerequisite(s): courses 109, 109L, 110A, 110L, 110B, 110M, and 189A and satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements. Enrollment is restricted to Earth sciences and combined Earth sciences/environmental studies majors. Enrollment via an application.

Credits

5

Instructor

J. Hourigan, N. Finnegan

EART 190 Earth Sciences Mentorship

Faculty research activity, analytic facilities, and career counseling in three separate Earth sciences laboratories are offered with varied formats including field trips, discussions, and equipment demonstrations. Three different faculty participate in each offering.

Credits

1

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to Earth sciences, Earth sciences/anthropology, and environmental studies/Earth sciences majors.

Repeatable for credit

Yes

EART 191A Climate Change Science and Policy

Explores the scientific basis of current and pending climate change, and the state of climate policy issues in California, the nation, and the world. Work includes foundational lectures on both public policy and climate science; additional guest lectures from policy makers, politicians, and scientists. Students are introduced to and become familiar with addressing climate-change issues from both policy and scientific perspectives; research papers and public presentations are required activities.

Credits

5

Instructor

Patrick Chuang

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): Satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements. Enrollment is restricted to senior majors in Earth sciences and the combined major with anthropology.

EART 191B Planetary Capstone

Examines a crosscutting topic in planetary sciences (e.g., volcanism) to satisfy the senior capstone requirement. Students are assessed on the basis of an oral presentation and a written report in which a synthetic review is present.

Credits

5

Instructor

Myriam Telus

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): EART 160, and EART 111 or MATH 22. Enrollment is restricted to seniors and graduate students.

EART 191C Practical Geophysics

Hands-on practice analyzing real-life observational data including earthquake catalogs, seismograms, gravity, and GPS data. Emphasis on data collection, and access and manipulation skills. Introduction to MATLAB programming included. Students cannot receive credit for this course and course 266.

Credits

5

Instructor

Emily Brodsky

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): EART 110C.

Quarter offered

Fall

EART 194F Education Capstone

Students write a paper on a lesson plan developed after their CalTeach internship courses. This independent study is supervised by Earth and planetary sciences faculty or ocean sciences faculty, as well as a member of the CalTeach staff or Education Department.

Credits

2

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): EDUC 185C and EDUC 185L. Enrollment is restricted to Earth and planetary sciences majors with a concentration in science education.

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

EART 195 Senior Thesis

Students submit petition to sponsoring agency. Enrollment is restricted to seniors. Prerequisite(s): satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements.

Credits

5

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

EART 196B Tutoring Earth Sciences in the University

Students facilitate laboratory and field exercises in conjunction with faculty and teaching assistants in various Earth sciences courses. May not count toward upper-division major requirements. Approval of sponsoring agency; interview, and selection by primary instructor of specific courses required. (Formerly Teaching Earth Sciences in the University.)

Credits

5

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

EART 196C Tutoring Earth Sciences in the University

Students facilitate laboratory and field exercises in conjunction with faculty and teaching assistants in various Earth sciences courses. May not count toward upper-division major requirements. Approval of sponsoring agency; interview. and selection by primary instructor of specific courses required. Enrollment restricted to Earth sciences, Earth sciences/anthropology, and environmental studies/Earth sciences majors.(Formerly Teaching Earth Sciences in the University.)

Credits

2

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

EART 198 Earth Sciences Internship

A supervised learning experience involving practical application of Earth sciences through working with approved companies, governmental agencies, or research organizations. Students consult weekly with supervising faculty and prepare a final report of their work. Consult sponsoring agency for enrollment criteria. After instruction on resume preparation and interview skills, students must interview and be selected for internship by approved sponsoring organizations. Enrollment is restricted to Earth sciences, Earth sciences/anthropology, and environmental studies/Earth sciences majors.

Credits

5

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

EART 198F Earth Sciences Internship

A supervised learning experience involving practical application of Earth sciences through working with approved companies, governmental agencies, or research organizations. Students consult weekly with supervising faculty and prepare a final report of their work. May not be counted toward upper-division major requirements. Consult sponsoring agency for enrollment criteria. After instruction on resume preparation and interview skills, student must interview and be selected for internship by approved sponsoring organizations. Enrollment is restricted to Earth sciences, Earth sciences/anthropology, and environmental studies/Earth sciences majors.

Credits

2

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

EART 199 Tutorial

Introduction to research in laboratory, field, or theoretical subjects as an independent study. Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

5

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

EART 199F Tutorial

Introduction to research in laboratory, field, or theoretical subjects as an independent study. May not be counted toward upper-division major requirements. Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

2

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring