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BIOL 317 - Paleontology


Spring (3) Lockwood. Prerequisite(s): GEOL 101 , GEOL 110 , GEOL 150W , both BIOL 220  and BIOL 225 , or consent of the instructor.

The taxonomy of fossil organisms and the role of fossils in the study of organic evolution and the time relations of rock sequences. The laboratory stresses invertebrate morphology and quantitative measurement of local marine fossils. Field trips. Does not fulfill upper-division lab requirement. Two class hours, two laboratory hours. (Cross listed with GEOL 302)