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GEOL 1470 - Environmental Geology

Credits: 4

This course is an application of geologic principles to topical problems in environmental and resource geology. Topics include analysis of environmental issues such as earthquake disaster preparedness, landslides, land use, floods and human occupation, ground water withdrawal and contamination issues, volcanic and coastal hazards, and the response of landscapes and people to resource development (minerals/air/water/energy). Laboratories will be used to analyze and debate data relevant to environmental problems from a geological perspective.

Prerequisite: An appropriate score on the English and Reading placement exam.
Corequisite: GEOL-L003 must be taken at the same time as this course.
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 3

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