2016-2017 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog

GSCI 425 Glacial and Quaternary Geology

Examination of the role of glaciers in Earth's climate system with a focus on the Quaternary period; the mechanics of glaciers and their role in large-scale geomorphic change; and the characteristics of the Pleistocene glacial deposits of southern New England. One or more one-day field trips. This course is equivalent to ESCI 425 and credit will not be earned if this course has been previously taken.




GSCI 125 or GSCI 135.

General Education


  • Spring
  • Even