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BSc (Geoarchaeology Major)(TB) - Glacial Systems

Geography 3315 Glacial Systems
A systems approach to understanding the processes, deposits and nature of past glaciations in earth history. Glacial deposits from Precambrian to Recent will be examined, with such topics such as the geochronology of Recent deposits, the effects of northern hemisphere glaciation and the use of glacial deposits in mineral exploration. Students will be required to attend a number of day-long field trips to study local glacial deposits.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s):

Geography 2351 or permission of the Chair of the Department of Geography and the Environment

Cross-List(s): Geology 3130
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: May not be taken as Geology 3130
Course Classifications: Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences