Earth Science & The Environment 1X:Planet Earth
University of Glasgow
Area of Study
Ecology, Environmental Science, Geography, Geology
Taught In English
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits5
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units7.5
Hours & Credits
An introduction to geoscience. Topics covered include the origin of the Earth and other planets, volcanoes and associated hazards, plate tectonics, erosion and depositional processes and the basic principles of geoscience using 3D and 4D visualisation.
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