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ENVSCI 104 - Dinosaurs: A Natural History


3 Credit(s) | Lecture | Graded or pass/fail
Course can be counted for credit once

Description:
This course considers dinosaurs, their evolution, and our understanding of their fossil record. Students will examine the geologic record and the tools used by paleontologists to determine: geologic ages and ancient environments; evolutionary history and extinctions; dinosaurian biology and behavior; and their survival as birds. Mechanisms of global change ranging from plate tectonics to asteroid impact will be discussed.

Course Attribute(s):
Distribution Area: Natural Sciences

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