Optional introductory paleontology laboratory
course designed to be taken concurrently with or following PALN 110. Laboratory exercises
in dating methods, fossil preservation, rock, fossil and ecosystem identification
and interpretation, stratigraphic correlation, natural selection and extinction processes,
fossil collection and preparation. Field trips to depositional/ecological environments
and fossil sites required.
Letter Grade Only
Lab hours/semester: 48-54
Prerequisites: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in PALN 110.
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5a
(CSU GE Area B3), UC (IGETC Area 5C)