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.
Section 01: Undergraduate Lecture
Location: Dion 101