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370. Planetary Environments (3)

Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirements and GE B.1.b category; upper division standing.
Planets and moons analyzed as to surface geology, interiors, atmospheres, etc. Methodologies and scientific reasoning about nature and origins of features. Origin of terrestrial life, including role of extinction events, and probable requirements for life elsewhere in universe.
(Lecture 3 hrs.)

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