Geobiology: The History of Life on Earth

Course Number 
FRSH 1020
Course Level 

A "first year seminar." Geobiology is an interdisciplinary field that studies interactions between the biosphere, lithosphere (Earth), and atmosphere. A major focus of Geobiology is to investigate the history of life on Earth and to document how life has impacted, and is impacted by, variations in the lithosphere and atmosphere. Astrobiology, the search for life on other planets, is a related field and is also discussed in this course.
Offered: TBA