University of Calgary

GLGY 535 - Early Earth Evolution - Winter 2013

Geological evolution in the early stages (Precambrian) of Earth's history including planetary accretion, core formation, evolution of mantle and differentiation of bulk silicate earth, evolution of continental crust and its tectonic mechanisms, evolution of continental mantle lithosphere, evolution of atmosphere and hydrosphere, geologic record of early life, etc. Current geochemical and geodynamic models that attest to these events in the geological record will be explored.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-3)


  • Geology 443.


  • Credit for both Geology 535 and 599.18 will not be allowed.


  • LEC 1TR 12:30 - 13:45
    LAB 1M 13:00 - 15:50
This course will be offered next in Fall 2014.
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