The Snowball Earth Hypothesis, Introductory Course, 7.5 credits

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The life long learning course Snowball Earth hypothesis is about several worldwide (snowball) glaciations 600-750 million years ago. You will learn about geological processes which control Earth’s climate, causes of extreme climate events, scientific debate and ongoing research. The course includes an excursion to Islay, Scotland where the first evidence for the Snowball Earth hypothesis was found in 1871.

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