Discipline of Geology - Department of Physical Sciences - College of Science - University of the Philippines, Baguio

UP Baguio | College of Science | Department of Physical Sciences | Discipline of Geology

Natural Science 3 - Earth and Life Through Time

Course goals:

  • Describe the origin of the lithosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere and biosphere.
  • Follow the development of physical conditions and associated life through geologic time.
  • Understand the methods of geologic dating.
  • Determine the physical factors that influence the diversity of life.
  • Recognize the role of humans in changing the physical and biological environment.

Take Home First Long Exam (A. Tengonciang's classes only)

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References

Bush, M. Ecology of a Changing Planet.
Dott, R. and Prothero, D. Evolution of Earth.
Keller, E. and Botkin, D. Environmental Geology.
Kump et al. The Earth System.
McGeary, D. and Plummer, C. Earth Revealed.
Mintz, L. The Science of a Dynamic Earth.
Murck, B.W. and Skinner B.J. Geology Today: Understanding Our Planet.
Odum, E. Fundamentals of Ecology.
Skinner, B. et al. The Blue Planet: An Introduction to Earth System Science.
Tarbuck, E. and Lutgens, K. Earth Science.
Wicander, R. and Monroe, J.S. Historical Geology.
Woodhead, J. The Earth’s Surface and History.