GEOL 415: Earth's Origin and Early Evolution Report a Broken Link

GEOL 415 explores the evidence for the various processes, events, and materials involved in the formation of Earth and the evolution of the young Earth. The course also describes various geochemical tools and techniques used by geologists to reveal and interpret the evidence.

Unit 1


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Unit 2


Isotopes: Principles and applications by FAURE, GUNTER; MENSING, TERESA M. Reproduced with permission of JOHN WILEY & SONS INC. – BOOKS in the format electronic usage via Copyright Clearance Center.

The young earth: An introduction to Archaean geology by NISBET, EUAN in the format electronic usage via Copyright Clearance Center.

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From Meteorites and the early solar system II by Dante S. Lauretta and Harry Y. McSween Jr. Copyright © 2006 The Arizona Board of Regents. Reprinted by permission of the University of Arizona Press. This material is protected from unauthorized downloading and photocopying.

Unit 3


The evolution of matter: From the big bang to the present day by Tolstikhin, Igor. Reproduced with permission of CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS - US - BOOKS in the format electronic usage via Copyright Clearance Center.

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Unit 4


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Icarus by AMERICAN ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY Reproduced with permission of ELSEVIER SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY JOURNALS in the format electronic usage via Copyright Clearance Center.

Unit 5


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