University of Calgary

GLGY 493 - Evolution of Earth Through Life and Time - Winter 2023

Origin and evolution of life within the framework of evolution of continents, oceans and atmosphere. Processes and signature of life.  Concepts and patterns of evolutionary biology/paleobiology, extinctions, and diversity of life forms. Morphology and taxonomy of fossil groups and geological applications.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-3)


  • Geology 381.


  • Credit for Geology 493 and 491 will not be allowed.


This course will be offered next in Fall 2023.
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