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GEOL0257

Soils, Geology & Environment

Soils, Geology, and the Environment
Soils constitute the fundamental link between atmosphere, water, biota, and rock. Knowledge of the physical, chemical, and biological processes operating in soils is essential when assessing natural cycles as well as anthropogenic alterations to those natural cycles. In this course, we will analyze a wide range of issues, including soil formation, soil mineralogy, soil fertility and nutrient cycling, sediment pollution, soil contamination, water pollution, sediment erosion and deposition, and implications for land-use planning. Labs will be project-oriented and will consist of a combination of fieldwork and instrumental analysis. (ENVS 0112, any GEOL course, or waiver)
Subject:
Geology
Department:
Geology
Division:
Natural Sciences
Requirements Fulfilled:
SCI
Equivalent Courses:
GEOG0257

Sections

Fall 2014

GEOL0257A-F14 Lecture (Munroe, Ryan)

Fall 2009

GEOL0257A-F09 Lecture (Ryan)
GEOL0257Z-F09 Lab (Ryan)

Spring 2007

GEOL0257A-S07 Lecture (Ryan)
GEOL0257Z-S07 Lab (Ryan)

Fall 2004

GEOL0257A-F04 Lecture (Ryan)
GEOL0257Z-F04 Lab (Ryan)