PALN 111 - Paleontology Lab/Field Studies


Letter grade. Hours/semester: 48-54 lab. Prerequisite(s): Completion of or concurrent enrollment in PALN 110.

Description: Optional introductory paleontology laboratory course designed to be taken concurrently with or following PALN 110. Laboratory exercises in dating methods, fossil preservation, rock, fossil and ecosystem identification and interpretation, stratigraphic correlation, natural selection and extinction processes, fossil collection and preparation. Field trips to depositional/ecological environments and fossil sites required. (AA: Area E5a, CSU: Area B3, UC: Area 5C) (C-ID GEOL 110L)

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College of San Mateo

Department: Paleontology

Number of Units: 1

This description is for the Spring 2018 term