Aug 16, 2022  
Mansfield University 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Mansfield University 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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GEOS 3340 - INTRODUCTION TO GEOARCHAEOLOGY


Geoarchaeology is the application of earth science methods and concepts to address archaeological research questions. This course introduces students to the application of Geoscience disciplines such as soils, geomorphology, sediments, stratigraphy, and geochemistry specifically within the context of past human settlement patterns, and the reconstruction of ancient landscapes and paleoclimates. The course includes a laboratory/field component and students will be provided with opportunities to apply practical skills discussed in class, including but not limited to: soil description, sampling, and analysis; geomorphological landscape analysis, and stratigraphic description and analysis.

Prerequisites & Notes: Must have 30 earned credits.

Credits: 3cr



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