PHY 172: Planet Earth II

General Education requirement: 2A OR 2B

Continuation of PHY 171, focusing on Earth's resources: rare and abundant metals and their uses, history of life on Earth, the fossil record; energy and fossil fuels; nuclear energy sources, uranium, plutonium, and deuterium; water and its distribution, rate of use, and pollution; atmospheric-oceanic circulation and heat balance; weather and climate; humanity as agent of change on Earth.

2021 Spring
Class#SctTypeSeatsUnits
7415 01 Lecture 60 3.00
DaysStartEndLocation
MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT 3:30 PM EST 4:45 PM EST Synchronous Online
Instructor: John Silva Class status:
Enrollment Section
Class instruction mode: On-Line

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