Paleobiology

Course Type: 
EES
Code: 
6190
Level: 
Graduate
Credit Hours: 
3
Schedule Type: 
Lecture
Description: 

Paleobiology emphasizes fossils as organisms that provide information; on the origin of higher taxa, speciation, genealogical relatedness of all life, transformation of species, and macroevolutionary trends, as well as the response, over geological time, of Earth's biota to environmental, ecological, and geographical changes. Paleobiology also emphasizes the role that fossil organisms play in reconstructing past environments and global paleogeography.

Corequisites: 

EES6190L

Restrictions: 
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.