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.

Course information

3.00 credits
Section 01: Undergraduate Lecture

Location: Synchronous Online

Class: #7415

Tue, Jan 19, 2021 - Wed, Apr 28, 2021


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