Skip Navigation

2009-2010 Undergraduate Calendar

Main Links
Related Links


Link to class schedule

Earth Sciences (ERTH)

Department of Earth Sciences
Faculty of Science

ERTH 1001 [0.5 credit]

Discovering Earth Sciences

Introduction to study of the earth sciences using geological field sites in the Ottawa region. Topics include rock and mineral identification and formation, the link between global plate tectonics, faults, and local earthquakes, geological time, fossils, and resource geology.
Precludes additional credit for ERTH 1006, GEOG 1100, or equivalent.
Prerequisite: permission of the Department.
Lectures, in-class laboratories, and field-based laboratories.

Summer session: some of the courses listed in this Calendar are offered during the summer. Hours and scheduling for summer session courses will differ significantly from those reported in the fall/winter Calendar. To determine the scheduling and hours for summer session classes, consult the class schedule at

Not all courses listed are offered in a given year. For an up-to-date statement of course offerings for the current session and to determine the term of offering, consult the class schedule at

© 2021 Carleton University 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON, K1S 5B6 Canada | (613) 520-7400