GEOL 115 - Lunar and Planetary GeologySemester Hours: 3
Interpretation of topographic and geologic features of the terrestrial and jovian planets based on the analysis of the latest available data; the origin, history and geologic activity of extraterrestrial bodies; the physical properties and motions of the solar system; comparisons of Earth geomorphic features with those of the extraterrestrial bodies. Includes the analysis of NASA photos, maps and other data. Written research report and in-class oral presentation using visual media required of all students. Field trips support course topics. (2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory.)
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