GO 521 History of Geology

Prof. James S. Aber
Earth Science Department
Emporia State University

The historical development of geology as a scientific discipline from ancient civilizations to the modern space age. Historical context and cultural basis of major geological theories regarding the origin of the Earth and processes that have influenced the Earth's development. The lives and contributions of individuals, whose ideas have shaped scientific thought and public opinion. Scientific technology, exploration, and the changing role of science through time.

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This course is offered by the Earth Science department for the use and benefit of students enrolled at Emporia State Univeristy. All course curriculum by the author, J.S. Aber.