1.+Organization+_+Earth+System (2)

1.+Organization+_+Earth+System (2) - EPS 50 Planetary Earth...

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EPS 50 Planetary Earth Spring, 2010 (4 units) Spring, 2010
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Objectives of the course To understand the Earth’s dynamic systems and the mechanism that controls these systems To understand the Earth’s evolution, its past and present To understand the human impact on the Earth and the sustainability of the Earth
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Instructor: Chi-yuen Wang chiyuen@berkeley.edu GSIs: Claudia Jones claudia_jones@berkeley.edu Julien Cohen-Waeber jwaeber@berkeley.edu Raj Shekhar Singh rajshekharsingh@berkeley.edu
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Lectures 3 hours weekly Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30 - 11 Location: McCone Hall, Room 265
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Labs and Exercises 3 hours weekly with assignments: Monday session, 3:30 to 6:30, 365 McCone Tuesday session, 3 to 6, 325 McCone Wednesday session, 4 to 7, 365 McCone
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Textbook Understanding Earth by Grotzinger, Jordan, Press and Siever 2007, 5th ed. Freeman
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Grade distribution Occasional quizzes at beginning of class (late submissions will not be accepted): 10% Labs, exercises, and field assignments: 30% 1st midterm exam: 15% 2nd midterm exam: 15% Final exam: 30%
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Assignments All assignments are due at the start of class on the date specified. Late work will not be graded. No electronic submissions of assignments are accepted.
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Exams Exams will cover both assigned readings from the textbook AND non-textbook material covered in lectures. All students are expected to take exams
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