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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
 
  Mar 04, 2024
 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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GEOL 0860 - ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY


Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This course takes an integrated earth systems approach to understanding our planet and its resources. We will investigate geologic processes and hazards (e.g., earthquakes, volcanoes, landslides, and weather hazards), geologic resources (water, soil, minerals, energy) and the local and global ramifications of human interaction with the earth (e.g., air, soil and water pollution, ozone depletion, and climate change). This course also serves as an introductory course for three majors in the department of geology and planetary science.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: LG/SNC Elective Basis
Course Attributes: DSAS Natural Science General Ed. Requirement, Global Studies, SCI Polymathic Contexts: Science NonSeq.GE. Req.


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