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GEOL0112Z-S13

Environmental Geology
Environmental Geology Lab

Environmental Geology
Geological processes form the physical framework on which ecosystems operate. We require an understanding of the geological environment in order to minimize disruption of natural systems by human development and to avoid hazards such as floods and landslides. This course is an overview of basic tectonic, volcanic, and landscape-forming processes and systems, including earthquakes, rivers, soils, and groundwater. Environmental effects of energy, mineral, and water resource use, and waste disposal are also examined. Weekly field labs after spring break. Registration priority for first and second-year students. 3 hrs. lect./disc., 3 hrs. lab/field trips
Course Reference Number (CRN):
20420

Course

GEOL0112

All Sections in Spring 2013

Spring 2013

GEOL0112A-S13 Lecture (Munroe)
GEOL0112Y-S13 Lab (Munroe)
GEOL0112Z-S13 Lab (Munroe)