EAS - Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

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Faculty of Science

Below are the courses available from the EAS subject code. Select a course to view the available classes, additional class notes, class times, and textbooks.

EAS 100 - Planet Earth View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Introduction to the origin and evolution of the Earth and the solar system. Introduction to plate tectonics and the rock cycle. Simple energy balances and interactions between radiation and the atmosphere, land, oceans, ice masses, and the global hydrological cycle. Evolution of life, biogeography, and global climate in the context of geologic time. The carbon cycle. Human interaction with the Earth. Mineral and energy resources. This course may not be taken for credit if credit has been obtained in EAS 105 or 201.


EAS 105 - The Dynamic Earth Through Time View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

The plate tectonic framework of a dynamic Earth as it relates to the origin of major groups of minerals and rocks. Earthquakes, structural geology, and the origin of mountain belts. Surface processes and their sedimentary products. History of life and extinctions. Prerequisite: EAS 100 or GEOPH 110 or GEOPH 210. This course may not be taken for credit if credit has been obtained in EAS 201 or 210.


EAS 110 - Earth Science Field School View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 7 DAYS)

This excursion through the mountains and prairies of Alberta introduces students to the diverse geology and geomorphology of the region. The structure of rocks will be observed, fossils identified, and glacial deposits studied, in order to understand the geological processes that have occurred here over geologic time. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. Intended for students in their first or second year. Not available to students with previous credit in an EAS field school (EAS 234, 354, or 333). Prerequisite: One of EAS 100, 101, 201, 210 or SCI 100. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 192 - Cultures, Landscapes and Geographic Space View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Introduction to geographical techniques and the spatial organization of human landscapes and significance of the distribution of human activity. Not open to students with credit in EAS 190 or 191. [Faculty of Arts]


EAS 200 - Introductory Studies in Earth Science View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(EITHER, 0-0-3)

Laboratory study of topics in introductory Earth Science. EAS 200 and EAS 201 are considered to be equivalent to EAS 100 for prerequisite purposes. Not available to students with credit in EAS 100, 101, EAS 210 or SCI 100. Prerequisite: EAS 201.


EAS 201 - Earth Science I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

A non-laboratory introduction to the origin and evolution of the Earth and the solar system. Introduction to plate tectonics and the rock cycle. Simple energy balances and interactions between radiation and the atmosphere, land, oceans, ice masses, and the global hydrological cycle. Evolution of life, biogeography, and global climate in the context of geologic time. The carbon cycle. Human interactions with the Earth. Mineral and energy resources. This course may not be taken for credit if credit has been obtained in EAS 100 or 210. (Note: EAS 201 and EAS 200 are considered to be equivalent to EAS 100 for prerequisite purposes). [Faculty of Science]


EAS 202 - Violent Weather View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

A survey of severe and unusual weather, with emphasis on tornadoes, hurricanes, hail and lightning. The scientific basis for the occurrence of these phenomena is presented along with practical precautions which may be taken to minimize their danger. Computer simulation and videos are used to illustrate how the weather systems work. Prerequisite: Any 100-level Science course. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 204 - Environment Alberta View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

The physical environment of Alberta. Regional variation in the patterns of climate, landforms, water, soils, vegetation and wildlife; the geographic synthesis of these patterns to give a broad understanding and appreciation of the province and its environmental problems. Prerequisite: One of EAS 100, 101, 102, 201, 210 or SCI 100. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 205 - Environment Earth View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

General introduction to interactions between people and their natural environment, with an emphasis on geological processes. Topics include: soil resources and degradation; earthquakes and volcanoes; streams and flooding; landslides, mass movement and subsidence, shoreline development and coastal processes; surface water and groundwater resources; air and water pollution; waste management and disposal; and global change. Prerequisite: Any 100-level Science course. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 206 - Geology of the Solar System View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Origin of the elements and the solar system, origin and evolution of the planets. Geologic and atmospheric properties of the planets, the nature of meteorites and comets. Results of recent space exploration. Prerequisite: Any 100-level or higher Science course. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 207 - Mass Extinctions and Dinosaurs View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Mass extinctions that have affected the biosphere and their possible causes. Overview of vertebrate evolution. Classification, behaviour, and ecology of dinosaurs. Origins of birds and mammals. Prerequisite: Any 100-level Science course. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 208 - Introduction to Global Change View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Natural and anthropogenic causes of global scale environmental change; the role of the atmosphere, oceans, biosphere and cryosphere in the processes of environmental change; relationships between levels of technology and development and the character of environmental change associated with human activity. Prerequisite: Any 100-level Science course. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 209 - Geology of Western Canada and the National and Provincial Parks View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An overview of the geology and landscapes of Western Canada. The spectacularly exposed rocks of the prairie and mountain parks of Alberta and British Columbia will be fitted into a regional geological framework and examples from parks such as Yoho, Banff, Jasper, Dinosaur, and Kananaskis will be highlighted. Geological processes of mountain building and past and present landscape evolution will be emphasized. Prerequisite: One of EAS 100, 101, 103, 105, 201, 210 or SCI 100. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 210 - Engineering Earth Science View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-3)

Rock-forming minerals, origins of igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks; economic minerals and ore deposits; rock weathering and soil formation, mass-wasting, groundwater, deformation of the earth's crust. Laboratories on identification of minerals and rocks and the interpretation of topographic and geologic maps and aerial photography. Prerequisite: Any 100-level Science course. Not available to students with credit in EAS 101, 105, or SCI 100. Intended for students in Engineering programs. Restricted to students in Engineering programs. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 212 - The Oceans View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An introduction to the physics and chemistry of the oceans. Topics covered include ocean currents, the ocean floor, origins and buffering of the chemistry of the oceans. The role of the oceans in determining past and present climates is introduced. Prerequisite: Any 100-level Science course. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 215 - Introduction to Arctic Environments and Climate View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(EITHER, 1-0-0)

Students will learn about the circumpolar North, starting with an overview of regional geography, and then focusing on the cryosphere (ice), atmosphere and ocean of the region. Students will learn why the Arctic is cold and ice covered, and how that impacts its climate and ecosystems. Topics will also include present-day climate change, the processes driving it, and evidence for it in the Arctic, as well as its implications in the rapidly evolving North. This course will be delivered entirely on-line. Prerequisites: Biology 30 or equivalent, or any 100-level course in the Faculty of Science.


EAS 221 - Introduction to Geographical Information Systems and Remote Sensing View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Background to the principles of Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing. Lectures emphasize the theoretical and methodological underpinnings, labs impart the technical aspects through hands-on experience with appropriate software. Prerequisite: Any 100-level Science course. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 222 - Stratigraphy and Sedimentation View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Origin of sedimentary materials; sedimentary processes; sedimentary structures, textures, and flow regimes; properties and classification of clastic and non-clastic rocks; sedimentary environments and facies in non-marine, coastal and marine settings; principles of stratigraphy, stratigraphic nomenclature and the stratigraphic column. Prerequisite: One of EAS 101, 103, 105 or 210. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 224 - Mineralogy I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Principles of crystallography, physical and chemical properties of minerals, determinative mineralogy. Prerequisite: EAS 101, 105, 210 or SCI 100. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 225 - Earth Surface Processes and Landforms View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Geomorphological processes and landform analysis with special reference to the landscape of Alberta. Fieldwork required. Prerequisite: One of EAS 100, 101, 102, 201, 210 or SCI 100. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 230 - Introduction to Invertebrate Paleontology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Systematics of important groups of invertebrate fossils. Introduction to biostratigraphy, paleoecology, and the study of mass extinctions and faunal radiations. Mechanisms and patterns of evolution. Groups covered include: Porifera, Cnidaria, Brachiopoda, Mollusca, Trilobita, Echinodermata, and some microfossil groups. Prerequisite: EAS 103, 105 or SCI 100. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 232 - Mineralogy II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Optical techniques in determinative mineralogy with particular emphasis on transmitted-light microscopy and its application to common rock-forming minerals. Mineral associations, textures and elementary ideas on the origin of igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks. Prerequisite: EAS 224. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 233 - Geologic Structures View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Orientation, measurement description, and analysis of planar and linear structures in rocks, including folds, faults, and fabrics. Introduction to mapping and the collection of structural information. Construction of geologic maps and cross-sections. Introduction to stereographic and equal-area projections. Basic concepts of strain and stress in rock deformation. Prerequisite: EAS 105, 210 or SCI 100. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 234 - Geology Field School View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 12 DAYS)

Geological field studies with emphasis on properties of sedimentary rocks, paleontology, stratigraphy, Quaternary geology, structural mapping, and Cordilleran tectonics. Field exercises teach the fundamentals of recording field data, reconstructing depositional environments, and tectonic interpretation. This field school takes place immediately following the Winter examination period. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. Enrolment is restricted to honours and specialization students in Geology, Environmental Earth Sciences and Paleontology. Prerequisites: EAS 233, and one of EAS 222, 235 or 236. Cannot be taken if credit has already been received for EAS 237. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 237 - Geological Field Techniques View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, VARIABLE)

Geological field exercises designed to teach the fundamentals of recording field data; identifying rocks, fossils, and minerals in the field; geological mapping; reconstructing depositional environments; Quaternary geology; and the description and interpretation of tectonic structures. This field school will run following the Winter examination period or preceding the Fall term. Prerequisites: EAS 233, and one of EAS 222, 235 or 236. Cannot be taken if credit has already been received for EAS 234. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 250 - Biogeography View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

The factors controlling global distribution of plants and animals will be covered from ecological and historical perspectives. Techniques for the analysis of biogeographic patterns, including paleoecology, remote sensing, and phylogenetics. Ecosystem responses to global change, including species migration, disturbance ecology, and invasions. May require field trips. If so, will require payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. Prerequisite: EAS 100, BIOL 108 or SCI 100.


EAS 270 - The Atmosphere View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An introduction to weather. Atmospheric composition, vertical structure and energetics. Humidity and clouds, stratification and instability. Atmospheric motion on the global and synoptic scales. Air masses, fronts and storms. Introduction to weather maps, weather analysis and numerical weather prediction models. Weather map discussions. Prerequisite: Any 100-level Mathematics or Physics course, or SCI 100.


EAS 293 - The Urban Environment View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Introduction to urban geography emphasizing interactions between the physical environment and patterns of human settlement. Topics include models of urbanization and urban form, growth and decline in North American cities. Prerequisite: Any *3 course. [Faculty of Arts]


EAS 294 - Natural Resources and Environmental Management View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Geographic concepts and perspectives on renewable and non-renewable natural resources. Prerequisite: Any *3 course. Not to be taken by students with credit in EAS 290 or 291. [Faculty of Arts]


EAS 295 - Human Dimensions of Environmental Hazards View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Interactions between environmental hazards, individuals and communities; risk reduction strategies by members of the public and management agencies. Prerequisite: Any *3 course. [Faculty of Arts]


EAS 296 - Planning Theory and Practice View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An introduction to planning theory and practice focusing on rural, urban and environmental topics. Prerequisite: Any *3 course. [Faculty of Arts]


EAS 320 - Geochemistry I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

A survey of chemical processes occurring in geological settings with emphasis on the principles governing the migration and distribution of the elements and isotopes in the earth. Thermodynamics applied to aqueous systems. Introduction to organic geochemistry and global geochemical cycles. Prerequisite: CHEM 101 and CHEM 102 and EAS 224. SCI 100 may be used in lieu of CHEM 101, 102. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 323 - Introduction to Hydrogeology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

The hydrologic cycle, water budgets and basic hydrologic processes; physical properties of porous media and groundwater flow principles; steady-state groundwater flow; transient groundwater flow, well hydraulics and groundwater resource evaluation; regional groundwater flow; and, basic hydrochemistry and transport processes. Prerequisites: One of EAS 100, 101, 102, 201 or 210 and MATH 113 or 114, PHYS 124 or 144, and one of PHYS 126, 130, or 146. SCI 100 may be used in lieu of EAS 100, MATH 114, PHYS 144 and 146. Not available to students with credit in EAS 223. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 324 - Quaternary Geoscience and Terrain Analysis View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Quaternary geoscience and applied geomorphology, including dating methods, stratigraphy and paleoclimates. Fundamentals of interpretation and mapping of surficial geology and geomorphology from aerial photographs and satellite images with a focus on western Canada. Some field work may be required. Prerequisites: EAS 221 and 225. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 327 - Environmental Instrumentation View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-2)

Laboratory work and lectures to develop skills in environmental measurement through comprehension of first principles. Instrumentation (basic electronics; matching signal sources and receivers; noise; frequency response). Sensor-environment coupling (heat and mass transfer). Sampling theory. Principles will be applied to selected environmental monitoring instruments. Field trip. Prerequisites: EAS 100 or 102 and MATH 113 or 114. SCI 100 may be used in lieu of these prerequisites.


EAS 331 - Igneous Petrology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

A survey of igneous rocks from the ocean basins and the continents; their field settings, classification, petrography, mineralogy and chemistry; magmatic processes and petrogenesis; problem solving and laboratory work on major rock suites. Prerequisites: CHEM 102 or SCI 100 and EAS 232 and prerequisite or corequisite EAS 320. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 332 - Metamorphic Petrology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

An introduction to the classification and genesis of metamorphic rocks in light of field, petrographic and geochemical data. Prerequisites: EAS 320 and 331 or consent of the instructor. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 333 - Advanced Geology Field School View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, VARIABLE)

Advanced field practice in geology. Details and areas of study may vary from year to year. Consult the department about current offerings and timing. Topics vary, and will include the study and mapping of deformed sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic rocks, mineral deposits and their associated host rocks and alteration, and structures in the field. May be taken more than once for credit provided no topic is repeated. Co-prerequisites: EAS 233, 234 or 237, 331 and 332. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 336 - Sedimentary Systems View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Petrography, petrology, and petrogenesis of clastic, biochemical, and chemical sedimentary rocks. Diagenesis of sediments and sedimentary rocks, selected sedimentary depositional environments, and facies analysis, as tools for the interpretation of the sedimentary rock record. Fundamentals, terminology, and conceptual frameworks of sequence stratigraphy. Laboratory exercises based on the analysis of hand samples, thin sections, and core. Prerequisite: EAS 222 and EAS 232. Not available to students with credit in EAS 235 or 236. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 351 - Environmental Applications of Geographical Information Systems View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

This course emphasizes the applications of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to the environmental sciences. Examples from resource management and the earth and biological sciences are discussed. Labs impart technical experience with ARCINFO. Prerequisites: EAS 221 and one of MATH 113, 114, STAT 141, 151, SCI 151, or permission of the instructor. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 354 - Environmental Earth Science Field School View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 12 DAYS)

Introduction to fieldwork in geomorphology, biogeography and microclimatology. Elementary field mapping, the use of electronic field instrumentation for hydrological, water quality and micro-climatological monitoring, mapping and analysis of vegetation patterns, and techniques for the field description and laboratory analysis of soils and sediments. Introductory lectures and ten days of fieldwork. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. Prerequisites: EAS 225, 250 and either 270 or 327, or consent of Instructor. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 364 - Petroleum Geology and Subsurface Methods View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Source rocks and origin of petroleum; principles of fluid migration; reservoir rocks and traps. Exploration and development of hydrocarbon plays using subsurface techniques. Introduction to reservoir evaluation and hydrocarbon production. Prerequisite: EAS 336 or consent of instructor. Not available to students with credit in EAS 424 or 430.


EAS 368 - Ore Deposits Geology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Mineralogy and petrography of ore and gangue minerals under the reflected and transmitted light microscope and in hand specimen. Interpretation of ore textures and paragenetic sequences. Geological characteristics and distribution of ore deposits, including deposits of base and precious metals, diamonds, and industrial minerals. Prerequisite: EAS 331. Not available to students with credit in EAS 433. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 370 - Applied Atmospheric Physics View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An introduction to the physics of the atmosphere with applications: temperature, pressure, humidity, evaporation, condensation, dew, freezing, ice, frost, convection, clouds, rain, hail, rainbows, solar and terrestrial radiation. Development of thermodynamic concepts and tools used by atmospheric scientists in the analysis and forecasting of weather and climate: potential temperatures, psychrometry, thermodynamic diagrams, radiation charts. Prerequisites: EAS 270 and MATH 214. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 371 - Dynamics of the Atmosphere and Ocean I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

An introduction to fluid dynamics on the rotating earth with reference to the atmosphere and ocean; equations of motion and their simplification; vorticity; the atmospheric boundary layer; waves in the atmosphere and ocean. Prerequisites: EAS 270 and MATH 214. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 372 - Weather Analysis and Forecasting View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An introduction to synoptic analysis. Meteorological codes. Analysis of surface charts. Air-masses and fronts. Upper air constant pressure charts. Structure and evolution of weather systems. Analysis of current and predicted weather data. Synoptic weather forecasting. Prerequisite: EAS 371. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 373 - The Climate System View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An examination of the physical processes influencing global climate. Radiation and energy in the climate system, the hydrological cycle, general circulation of the atmosphere and ocean, climate feedback mechanisms, climate history and climate change, introduction to climate models. Prerequisite: EAS 270. Not available to students with credit in EAS 271. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 391 - Introduction to Environmental Planning View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 2-1S-0)

Introduction to issues in policy making, planning and management related to human interaction with the physical environment. Prerequisite: EAS 192 or any EAS 29X course. [Faculty of Arts]


EAS 392 - Research Methods in Human Geography View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Collection and analysis of data for research in human geography. Research design and sampling procedures. Special emphasis on social surveys, analysis and interpretation of quantitative data, and report writing. Field work required. Prerequisites: Any three EAS X9X courses. [Faculty of Arts]


EAS 393 - Introduction to Social and Cultural Geography View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Connections between space, society and culture at multiple scales. Formation and significance of cultural landscapes, and shaping of social life by spatial arrangements. Prerequisite: EAS 192 and any one EAS 29X course. [Faculty of Arts]


EAS 394 - Issues In Human Geography View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Theory and application of contemporary issues in human geography. Prerequisites: EAS 192 and one EAS 29X course. Topics vary; may be taken more than once for credit provided no topic is repeated. [Faculty of Arts]


EAS 395 - Health, Space and Place View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 2-1S-0)

Geographic research on health and disease, including environmental, social, individual and institutional factors. Prerequisites: Any 100-level human geography (19X) course plus any one 200-level (29X) human geography course. [Faculty of Arts]


EAS 396 - The Spatial Economy View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Introduction to the study of the location, distribution and spatial organization of economic activities on both the local and the international scale. EAS 192 and any one EAS 29X course. [Faculty of Arts]


EAS 397 - Topics in Regional Geography View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Selected regions are studied in a regional or topical format. Topics vary; may be taken more than once for credit provided no topic is repeated. [Faculty of Arts]


EAS 421 - Structural Geology and Tectonics View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Geometric, kinematic, and dynamic analysis of structures produced by deformation. Stress and the origin of faults, joints, veins, folds, and tectonites. Brittle and ductile strain in rocks. Extensional, strike-slip, and compressional structural associations. Regional structure, orogens, and crustal tectonics. Lab exercises include structural interpretation for subsurface hydrocarbon and mineral exploration, stereographic techniques for structural analysis, and the study of rock fabrics. Prerequisites: EAS 233 and any 300-level EAS course. Not available to students with credit in EAS 321. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 422 - Structural Interpretation of Sedimentary Basins View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Seismic interpretation of structurally complex sedimentary basins, including those associated with fold and thrust terrains, extensional systems, and various types of strike-slip faulting and salt/mud-related deformation. Interpretation will also include seismic facies analysis, interpretation of depositional environments, and seismic geomorphology related to a wide range of hydrocarbon exploration and development evaluation tasks. Prerequisite: EAS 233; one of GEOPH 210, 223, 224; one of EAS 421, EAS 462.


EAS 425 - Contaminant Hydrogeology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

An introduction to the principles of groundwater chemistry, the chemical evolution of natural groundwater flow systems, sources of contamination, and mass transport processes. Hydrogeologic aspects of waste disposal and groundwater remediation. Prerequisite: EAS 323. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 426B - Undergraduate Thesis View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(VAR, 3-0-0)

Required for Honors students in their final year. Restricted to honors and specialization students in EAS. Prerequisite: Any 300-level EAS course. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 427B - Directed Study I View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(VAR, 3-0-0)

EAS 427 and 428 provide a means whereby Specialization and Honors students in their fourth year of the EAS program may undertake a research project supervised by a faculty member. Prerequisite: Any 300-level EAS course. May be taken more than once for credit provided no topic is repeated. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 428 - Directed Study II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Continuation of EAS 427. Prerequisite: EAS 427.May be taken more than once for credit provided no topic is repeated. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 429 - Practical Study in Earth and Atmospheric Science View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(VAR, 10-15 D)

Intensive field or practical study in EAS, typically as part of a team working off-campus. Details and areas of study may vary from year to year; consult the department about current offerings, fees and timing. Prerequisite: Any 300-level EAS course and permission of the department. [Faculty of Science] Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


EAS 432 - Precambrian Geology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Precambrian geological evolution of Earth focusing on development of the continental lithosphere. Geochemical evolution of the crust and mantle as well as the atmosphere and hydrosphere. Special reference to the evolution, stratigraphy, petrology and geochronology of the Canadian Shield. Prerequisite: EAS 320 and 331. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 451 - Digital Remote Sensing View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

This course introduces the interactions of electromagnetic radiation with terrestrial materials (rocks, soils, water, snow). These notions are fundamental for the interpretation of optical, thermal, and radar remote sensing imagery. Labs focus on image processing with emphasis on radiometric and geometric enhancements and image classification. The course covers existing and upcoming sensors and applications of the data to earth sciences including geologic and land use mapping and resource exploration. Prerequisite: EAS 221. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 456 - Hydrologic Modeling View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-0-3)

The knowledge and tools that are used to assess water supply and water demand in complex watersheds. Elaboration of issues regarding data collection, sensitivity analysis, calibration and validation of hydrologic models. Understanding and quantifying water scarcity and water surplus in the context of climate change and climate variability. Theory and applied tools to manage water supply and demand.


EAS 457 - Global Change View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Major processes of change in the contemporary environment, their history and their interrelationships (climate and sea level change, changes in atmospheric composition, deforestation, desertification, water resource depletion, soil erosion, atmospheric and aquatic pollution); global biogeochemical cycles and their role in environmental change. Prerequisite: One of EAS 208, 225 or 250. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 458 - Cold Regions Geoscience View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Environments and environmental change associated with high latitude and high elevation regions. Topics vary: see www.eas.ualberta.ca/eas458 for details. May be taken more than once for credit provided no topic is repeated. Topics include: (1) Arctic environments; (2) Alpine environments; (3) Antarctica. Prerequisite: EAS 225 or 250 or consent of the instructor. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 460 - Geobiology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

The relationship between biology and geology. Ichnology, geomicrobiology, and microfossil content. The evolution of animal-rock relationships through time. Topics vary: see www.eas.ualberta.ca/eas460 for details. May be taken more than once for credit provided no topic is repeated. Topics include: (1) Ichnology; (2) Geomicrobiology; (3) Micropaleontology. Prerequisite: EAS 336. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 461 - Advanced Petrology: Diamond Exploration View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Concepts in mantle petrology, geochemistry, volcanology, and diamond research that form the basis of modern exploration strategies for kimberlites and diamonds. Prerequisites: EAS 331 and EAS 332, which may be taken concurrently with permission of the instructor. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 462 - Stratigraphy and Sedimentary Basins View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

The science of rock strata in a sequence stratigraphic framework; sequence stratigraphic models; classification and evolution of sedimentary basins; applications of sequence stratigraphy to depositional systems and tectonic settings. Prerequisite EAS 336. Not available to students with credit in EAS 330. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 464 - Applied Hydrocarbon Geoscience View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Advanced topics in the characterization of petroleum resources and the regional occurrence of hydrocarbons. Topics vary: see www.eas.ualberta.ca/eas464 for details. May be taken more than once for credit provided no topic is repeated. Topics include: (1) Regional and Petroleum Hydrogeology; (2) Petroleum Systems; (3) Geology of unconventional reservoirs; (4) Sedimentary Diagenesis and Reservoir Quality. Prerequisite: EAS 323 and 364, or consent of instructor.


EAS 465 - Sedimentology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

The science of sedimentary rocks, focusing on the interpretation of sedimentary strata. Topics vary: visit the Earth and Atmospheric Sciences course listing website for details. May be taken more than once for credit provided no topic is repeated. Topics include: (1) Carbonate Sedimentology and Diagenesis; (2) Clastic Sedimentology. Prerequisite: EAS 336.


EAS 466 - Petrogenesis View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Origin and formation of igneous and metamorphic rocks in the light of field, mineralogical, chemical and experimental evidence. Topics vary: see www.eas.ualberta.ca/eas466 for details. May be taken more than once for credit provided no topic is repeated. Topics include: (1) Cratons, Kimberlites and Diamonds; (2) Petrology of Subduction Processes. Prerequisites: EAS 331 and EAS 332, which may be taken concurrently with permission of the instructor. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 467 - Planetary Geology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

The geologically evolving Earth and its context in an evolving solar system. Topics vary: see www.eas.ualberta.ca/eas467 for details. May be taken more than once for credit provided no topic is repeated. Topics include: (1) Planetary Systems; (2) Earth System Evolution (Not available to students with credit in EAS 435). Prerequisites: EAS 331 and EAS 332. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 468 - Geochemical Processes View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Application of geochemistry to Earth materials and geological settings. Topics vary: see www.eas.ualberta.ca/eas468 for details. May be taken more than once for credit provided no topic is repeated. Topics include: (1) Geochemistry of Ore Deposits; (2) Environmental Geochemistry (Not available to students with credit in EAS 420). Prerequisite: EAS 320 or consent of instructor. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 470 - Clouds and Storms View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Cloud properties; convection; precipitation; weather radar; severe convective storms; precipitation forecasting. Prerequisites: EAS 370 and 371.


EAS 471 - Atmospheric Modelling View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Dynamics and physics of general circulation models. Numerical Weather Prediction models, ocean models, limited area models. Finite difference methods; spectral methods, and numerical stability. Prerequisites: EAS 371, 373 and MATH 215. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 475 - Dynamics of the Atmosphere and Ocean II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-2S-0)

Synoptic-scale processes; the general circulation; turbulence; oceanic mixing; wind-driven circulation; waves in the atmosphere and ocean; baroclinic instability; tides. Prerequisites: EAS 212 and 371 or consent of instructor. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 491 - Resource Management and Environmental Policy View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Roles of governmental and nongovernmental organizations, industry and private enterprise, and advocacy organizations in addressing issues of resource scarcity and environmental policy. Institutions, policies, and strategies for resource and environmental management at the provincial/state, national, and international levels. Prerequisites: EAS 294. [Faculty of Arts]


EAS 492 - Geographical Information Systems for Social Science View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 2-0-1)

This course provides spatial analytic tools to social geographers and provides a social science perspective to geoprocessing students. Examples arise from marketing, operations research, sociology, and urban and economic geography. Assignments impart technical aspects through hands-on experience with commercial and in-house spatial analysis software. Prerequisite: EAS 221. [Faculty of Arts]


EAS 493 - Human Dimensions of Environmental Change View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Investigation of issues related to the human use of resources and impact on the regional and global environment. Critical review of current frameworks for assessing, mitigating and adapting to global environmental change. Prerequisite: Any EAS 3XX course or consent of Instructor. [Faculty of Arts]


EAS 494 - Environment and Health View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An examination of relations between human health and environmental issues, particularly those related to the natural, built, and social environments. Prerequisite: EAS 395. [Faculty of Arts]


EAS 495 - Advanced Issues in Human Geography View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Advanced theory and application of contemporary issues in human geography. Prerequisite: EAS 192 and any one EAS 29X course. Topics vary; may be taken more than once for credit provided no topic is repeated. [Faculty of Arts]


EAS 497B - Directed Study in Human Geography I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi VAR)(VAR, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: Any EAS 39X course. [Faculty of Arts]


EAS 498 - Directed Study in Human Geography II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: EAS 497. [Faculty of Arts]


EAS 499B - Practical Study in Human Geography View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(VAR, 10-15 D)

Intensive field or practical study in Human Geography, typically as part of a team working off-campus. Details and areas of study may vary from year to year; consult the department about current offerings, fees and timing. Prerequisite: Any EAS 29X course and Consent of the Instructor. Topics vary; may be taken more than once for credit provided no topic is repeated. This course may require the payment of additional fees. [Faculty of Arts] Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


EAS 520 - Reading and Seminar Course View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

[Faculty of Science]


EAS 521 - Advanced Structural Geology and Tectonics View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Geometric, kinematic, and dynamic analysis of structures produced by deformation. Stress and the origin of faults, joints, veins, folds, and tectonites. Brittle and ductile strain in rocks. Extensional, strike-slip, and compressional structural associations. Regional structure, orogens, and crustal tectonics. Lab exercises include structural interpretation for subsurface hydrocarbon and mineral exploration, stereographic techniques for structural analysis, and the study of rock fabrics. Classes concurrent with EAS 421. Not available to students with credit in EAS 321 or 421. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 522 - Advanced Structural Interpretation of Sedimentary Basins View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Seismic interpretation of structurally complex sedimentary basins, including those associated with fold and thrust terrains, extensional systems, and various types of strike-slip faulting and salt/mud-related deformation. Interpretation will also include seismic facies analysis, interpretation of depositional environments, and seismic geomorphology related to a wide range of hydrocarbon exploration and development evaluation tasks. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.


EAS 523 - Advanced Topics in Earth Observation Science View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Advanced treatment of methods and applications in earth observation science. Topics vary: see www.eas.ualberta.ca/eas523 for details. May be taken more than once for credit provided no topic is repeated. Topics include: (1) Multi- and hyperspectral remote sensing; (2) Radar remote sensing; (3) Geoinformatics; (4) Monitoring land use and land cover change with GIS. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 536 - Mineralogy - Petrology - Geochemistry View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Studies in geochemistry, petrology and mineralogy. Topics vary: see www.eas.ualberta.ca/eas536 for details. May be taken more than once for credit provided no topic is repeated. Topics include: (1) Seminar; (2) Thermodynamics; (3) Mantle Studies. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 539 - Isotope Geology: Radioactive Systems View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Theory and systematics of radioactive decay, geochronology and isotopic tracing U-Pb, Rb-Sr, Sm-Nd, Re-Os and other radioisotope systems. Applications of natural radioactive isotope variation to a variety of problems spanning low and high temperature geologic processes. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 540 - Isotope Geology: Stable Isotope View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Theory of light-element isotope fractionation; isotope variations in the meteoric cycle, igneous, metamorphic, sedimentary rocks and ore deposits. Isotope techniques in paleothermometry and paleoclimate studies. Isotope biogeochemistry, oil and gas. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 541 - Topics in Tectonics View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Topics in tectonics and the structure of the Earth, from microscopic to global scale, including present-day tectonic processes and the development of ancient orogens.


EAS 544 - Hydrogeology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

The storage and movement of water through Earth media. Topics vary: see www.eas.ualberta.ca/eas544 for details. May be taken more than once for credit provided no topic is repeated. Topics include: (1) Quantitative Hydrogeology; (2) Regional Groundwater Flow. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 547 - Methods and Instrumentation in Geology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Course will cover analytical techniques such as probe. SEM, XRD, TIMS/gas source mass spectrometry, superpress, XRF, ICP-MS, TEM, NMR, SHRIMP and microthermometric techniques. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 555 - Advanced Hydrologic Modeling View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-0-3)

The knowledge and tools that are used to assess water supply and water demand in complex watersheds. Elaboration of issues regarding data collection, sensitivity analysis, calibration and validation of hydrologic models. Understanding and quantifying water scarcity and water surplus in the context of climate change and climate variability. Theory and applied tools to manage water supply and demand. Classes concurrent with EAS 456.


EAS 556 - Topics in Geomorphology and Sedimentology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Selected, contemporary theories of landscape and sediment formation in glacial, glaciofluvial, alluvial, and periglacial environments. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 560 - Advanced Geobiology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

The relationship between biology and geology. Ichnology, geomicrobiology, and microfossil content. The evolution of animal-rock relationships through time. Topics vary: see www.eas.ualberta.ca/eas560 for details. May be taken more than once for credit provided no topic in EAS 460 or 560 is repeated. Topics Include: (2) Ichnology; (2) Geomicrobiology; (3) Micropaleontology. Classes concurrent with EAS 460. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 561 - Advanced Petrology: Diamond Exploration View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Concepts in mantle petrology, geochemistry, volcanology, and diamond research that form the basis of modern exploration strategies for kimberlites and diamonds. Classes concurrent with EAS 461. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 562 - Advanced Stratigraphy and Sedimentary Basins View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

The science of rock strata in a sequence stratigraphic framework; sequence stratigraphic models; classification and evolution of sedimentary basins; applications of sequence stratigraphy to depositional systems and tectonic settings. Classes concurrent with EAS 462. Not available to students with credit in EAS 330 or 462. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 564 - Advanced Applied Hydrocarbon Geoscience View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Advanced topics in the characterization of petroleum resources and the regional occurrence of hydrocarbons. Topics vary: see www.eas.ualberta.ca/eas564 for details. May be taken more than once for credit provided no topic in EAS 464 or 564 is repeated. Topics include: (1) Regional and Petroleum Hydrogeology; (2) Petroleum Systems; (3) Geology of unconventional reservoirs; (4) Sedimentary Diagenesis and Reservoir Quality. Classes concurrent with EAS 464.


EAS 565 - Advanced Sedimentology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

The science of sedimentary rocks, focusing on the interpretation of sedimentary strata. Topics vary: visit the Earth and Atmospheric Sciences course listing website for details. May be taken more than once for credit provided no topic in EAS 565 or EAS 465 is repeated. Topics include: (1) Carbonate Sedimentology and Diagenesis; (2) Clastic Sedimentology. Classes concurrent with EAS 465.


EAS 566 - Advanced Petrogenesis View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Origin and formation of igneous and metamorphic rocks in the light of field, mineralogical, chemical and experimental evidence. Topics vary: see www.eas.ualberta.ca/eas566 for details. May be taken more than once for credit provided no topic in EAS 466 or 566 is repeated. Topics include: (1) Cratons, Kimberlites and Diamonds; (2) Petrology of Subduction Processes. Classes concurrent with EAS 466. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 567 - Advanced Planetary Geology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

The geologically evolving Earth and its context in an evolving solar system. Topics vary: see www.eas.ualberta.ca/eas567 for details. May be taken more than once for credit provided no topic in EAS 467 or EAS 567 is repeated. Topics include: (1) Planetary Systems; (2) Earth System Evolution (Not available to students with credit in EAS 435). Classes concurrent with EAS 467. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 568 - Advanced Geochemical Processes View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Application of geochemistry to Earth materials and geological settings. Topics vary: see www.eas.ualberta.ca/eas568 for details. May be taken more than once for credit provided no topic in EAS 468 or 568 is repeated. Topics include: (1) Geochemistry of Ore Deposits (Not available to students with credit in EAS 434); (2) Environmental Geochemistry. Classes concurrent with EAS 468. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 570 - Advanced Climatology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

A study of recent developments in climatology. Climate models and their use in examining past and future climates. Interactions between the atmosphere and terrestrial systems. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 583 - Advanced Contaminant Hydrogeology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

An introduction to principles of groundwater chemistry, the chemical evolution of natural groundwater flow systems, sources of contamination, and mass transport processes. Hydrogeologic aspects of waste disposal and groundwater remediation. Research project. Classes concurrent with EAS 425. Not available to students with credit in EAS 425. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 584 - Advanced Clouds and Storms View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Cloud properties; convection; precipitation; weather radar; severe convective storms; precipitation forecasting. Research project. Classes concurrent with EAS 470. Not available to students with credit in EAS 470.


EAS 585 - Advanced Digital Remote Sensing View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Introduces the interactions of electromagnetic radiation with terrestrial materials (rocks, soils, water, snow). These notions are fundamental for the interpretation of optical, thermal, and radar remote sensing imagery. Labs focus on image processing with emphasis on radiometric and geometric enhancements and image classification. Covers existing and upcoming sensors and applications of the data to earth sciences including geologic and land use mapping and resource exploration. Prerequisites: EAS 220 and 221. Classes concurrent with EAS 451. Not available to students with credit in EAS 451. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 587 - Advanced Atmosphere-Ocean Dynamics View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-2S-0)

Synoptic-scale processes; the general circulation; turbulence; oceanic mixing; wind-driven circulation; waves in the atmosphere and ocean; baroclinic instability; tides. Class concurrent with EAS 475. Not available to students with credit in EAS 475. [Faculty of Science]


EAS 590 - Topics in Human Geography View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Theory and practice of geographic research at the graduate level. Discussion of major themes and research methods in contemporary human geography. Techniques for the development and enhancement of professional skills. [Faculty of Arts]


EAS 591 - Advanced Resource Management and Environmental Policy View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Roles of governmental and nongovernmental organizations, industry and private enterprise, and advocacy organizations in addressing issues of resource scarcity and environmental policy. Institutions, policies, and strategies for resource and environmental management at the provincial/state, national, and international levels. Prerequisites: Any EAS 39X course or consent of Instructor. Research project. Classes concurrent with EAS 491. Not available to students with credit in EAS 491. [Faculty of Arts]


EAS 592 - Advanced Geographical Information Systems for Social Science View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 2-0-1)

Provides spatial analytic tools to social geographers and provides a social science perspective to geoprocessing students. Examples arise from marketing, operations research, sociology, and urban and economic geography. Assignments impart technical aspects through hands-on experience with commercial and in-house spatial analysis software. Prerequisite: EAS 221. Research project. Classes concurrent with EAS 492. Not available to students with credit in EAS 492. [Faculty of Arts]


EAS 593 - Advanced Human Dimensions of Global Change View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Investigation of issues related to the human use of resources and impact on the regional and global environment. Critical review of alternative frameworks for assessing, mitigating and adapting to global environmental change. Research project. Classes concurrent with EAS 493. Not available to students with credit in EAS 493. [Faculty of Arts]


EAS 594 - Advanced Environment and Health View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An examination of relations between human health and environmental issues, particularly those related to the natural, built, and social environments. Prerequisite: consent of Department. Research project. Classes concurrent with EAS 494. Not available to students with credit in EAS 494. [Faculty of Arts]


EAS 595 - Advanced Issues in Human Geography View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Advanced theory and application of contemporary issues in human geography. Topics vary; may be taken more than once for credit provided no topic is repeated. Classes concurrent with EAS 495. [Faculty of Arts]


EAS 599B - Advanced Practical Study in Human Geography View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(VAR, 10-15 D)

Intensive field or practical study in Human Geography, typically as part of a team working off-campus. Details and areas of study may vary from year to year; consult the department about current offerings, fees and timing. Topics vary; may be taken more than once for credit provided no topic is repeated. Classes concurrent with EAS 499. [Faculty of Arts] This course may require the payment of additional fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.