The lecture portion of this course will be conducted as a seminar; students will read and discuss classic and important newer papers on macroevolutionary theory and paleobiology. In the lab portion of this course, students will use fossil samples to develop and test scientific hypotheses that will be part of a semester-long project. Prerequisites: Suitable background in geology or evolutionary biology. Misc/Lab: Lecture 4 hours/Lab 3 hours.
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