Introduction to Earth Evolution Science University of Tsukuba
This lecture introduces 4.6 billion years evolution of the earth, mainly focusing on the evolution of solid earth, and the birth and evolution of life.
Students will be engaged in achieving the acquirement of basic knowledge and scientific thinking methods for earth evolution by learning the outline of present Earth and its 4.6 billion years evolution
This coursework links up with the academic goal :Acquirement of general knowledge and mastering scientific thinking for Earth and its evolution
Students will be expected to complete readings regarding earth sciences
Exams (80 %), Papers (20 %)
We will provide basic knowledge and scientific thinking methods for earth evolution by learning the outline of present Earth and its 4.6 billion years evolutionIntroduction: Outline of Earth evolutionTectonic evolution of the earthStructure and dynamics of the earthIgenous activities and igneous rocksMetamorphic rocks and metamorphism-1Metamorphic rocks and metamorphism-2Characteristics of rock-forming minerals-1Characteristics of rock-forming minerals-2Sedimentary rocks and environmental change-1Sedimentary rocks and environmental change-2Sedimentary rocks and environmental change-3Fossils and biostratigraphy-1Fossils and biostratigraphy-2Mineral resources and ore deposits-1Mineral resources and ore deposits-2
Online Course Requirement
Kyono Atsushi,Ujiie Kohtaro,Yagi Yuji,Okuwaki Ryo,Kamata Yoshihito,Tsunogae Toshiaki,Fujino Shigehiro,Maruoka Teruyuki,Tanaka Kohei,Agematsu Sachiko
Site for Inquiry
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Contact person: Kyono Atsushi,Yagi Yuji,Kamata Yoshihito
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