Palaeontology, 7.5 credits

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Palaeontology is the key to numerous geological archives and processes. In this course, students will learn about the evolutionary history of life; mass extinctions; the main categories of fossil animals and plants through time, including microfossils and pollen; the use of fossil archives in the interpretation of environments and chronology; as well as the interplay between evolution, ecology, global nutrient cycles, atmospheric composition and climate systems through Earth history.

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