History of Geology
James S. Aber

Course Outline

The course is divided into five sections as indicated below. For each section, students are expected to read appropriate materials—text books, webpage lectures, and handouts, as indicated in the course schedule. Handouts are provided in pdf format via FTP.

  1. Ancient, Medieval, and Renaissance—see list 1.
  2. European geology, 18th century—see list 2.
  3. European geology, 19th-20th centuries—see list 3.
  4. American geology, 18th-20th centuries—see list 4.
  5. Geology in Kansas, 19th-20th centuries—see list 5 or geological institutions—see institutions.


Instructions for creating student webpages.

ADA statement: Emporia State University will make reasonable accommodations for persons with documented disabilities. Students need to contact the Director of Disability Services and the professor as early in the semester as possible to ensure that classroom and academic accommodations are implemented in a timely fashion. All communication between students, the Office of Disability Services, and the professor will be strictly confidential.

ESU syllabus attachment.

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