Academic Calendar - 2022

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2022
Western Main Campus

Earth Sciences 3312A/B

ORIGIN OF METEORITES AND PLANETARY MATERIALS


This course reviews the origin and evolution of our solar system and formation of the rocky planets and other bodies by examining dynamical evidence and meteorites. We examine meteorite mineralogy and textures using optical microscopy, X-ray diffraction and geochemical data. We also examine Earth impacts, the moon and Mars.

Prerequisite(s): Earth Sciences 2200A/B, Earth Sciences 2206A/B. Corequisite(s): Earth Sciences 2230A/B or enrolment in a Planetary Science module with permission from department.

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY C i  
Subject Code: EARTHSCI

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