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Unformatted text preview: Geologic time and radioactive energy in the Earth (1 class) Earthquakes (5 classes); Resulting damage, location and magnitude of earthquakes; faults, plate tectonics; earthquakes in the USA and elsewhere, and earthquake prediction. Exam I (Thursday Feb 4) Volcanoes ( 5 classes); Mt Saint Helens; plate tectonics and magma generation; types of eruptions, volcanoes in the western US and elsewhere; volcanoes and climate Magnetic reversals (1 class) Exam II (Thursday March 4) Meteorite impact and mass extinctions (3 classes) Ice ages, global climate change and the greenhouse world (3 classes) Floods and floods in Boulder (1 class) The bleak future of hydrocarbon man (1 class) The future of the Sun and the end of the Earth (1 class) Exam III (Thursday April 22) Review for last exam (1 class) Exam IV (7:30 9:00 PM Tuesday May 4 scheduled final exam time)...
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- Spring '08