Spring 2009

Vertebrate Paleontology

Listed in: Geology, as GEOL-24


Margery C. Coombs (Sections 02 and 04)


The evolution of vertebrates as shown by study of fossils and the relationship of environment to evolution. Lectures and projects utilize vertebrate fossils in the Amherst College Museum of Natural History. Three hours of class and one discussion/laboratory session per week. Offered in alternate years. Requisite: One course in biology or geology or consent of the instructor. Spring semester. Professor Coombs.