EARTH - Our place in the Universe

  • Posted on: 5 February 2020
  • By: MattParkes
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What are the geological processes that drive the development of our planet?
- Tectonic theory, volcanos, earthquakes + tsunamis

How do they affect humans and other animals?
- the effects of geological events on biological stuff

How can we estimate the ages of stars, planets and geological events?
- stratigraphy, C14, radioactive and isometric dating, standard models + red shift

This is a whole term, multi-level course. Assessment opportunities will be through negotiation - please see Course overview