Academic Catalog

GEOE439 GEOLOGY AND PALEOBIOLOGY

Course Code: 5640439
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Geological Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. SEVN ALTINER
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Nature of the Earth`s interior. Elements, minerals and rocks of the Earth`s crust. Surface and internal processes. Stratigraphy, geologic time concept and chronologic Earth history. The origin of life. Major events in the history of life. The evolutionary process and the fossil record.(Offered to non-GEOE students only)