Earth and Planetary Science 24, Section 1

Story of the Earth in 15 Rocks (1 unit, P/NP)

Professor Chi-Yuen Wang
Wednesday 4:00-5:00, 55A McCone Hall, Class number: 23224

The story of the Earth is written in rocks. This course tells the story of the Earth through the stories of some interesting rocks.

Instructor Bio

Professor Chi Wang has had an intense interest in various aspects of water for nearly thirty years and has taught both lower- and upper-division courses on this subject. He has published numerous papers on water-related subjects, ranging from recent flooding in some deserts on the margin of Tibet to how earthquakes affect groundwater and the surface water such as stream flow.

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Freshmen who are interested in the Earth.