EOS 120

The Dynamic Earth

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-3

Formerly: also GEOG 120

Internal and external processes that shape the Earth and its landscapes. Nature of tectonic forces, earthquakes, volcanoes, rocks and minerals, and mountain building. Processes of erosion, sediment transport and deposition and glaciation. Global water cycle and hydrological processes. Geologic record of past environmental change and its impact on life. Natural resources, natural hazards and sustainability.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of EOS 120, GEOG 120, GEOG 203A, GEOG 213, GEOG 217.
  • Credit will be granted for only two of the following courses with no more than one course from a particular group. Group 1: EOS 100, EOS 101; Group 2: EOS 110, GEOG 110, GEOG 216; Group 3: EOS 120, GEOG 120, GEOG 217.

Undergraduate course in Earth and Ocean Sciences offered by the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences in the Faculty of Science.

Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018

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