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Course Catalog

Environmental Geology

This course provides an introduction to geologic processes with a special emphasis on the interaction of these processes with humankind. Topics include geologic hazards (e.g. earthquakes, volcanoes, flooding), geologic resources and human impact on the natural environment, such as groundwater contamination and mining. Includes lectures, discussion, labs and field trips.

Core Curriculum Designation: PN
Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credits: 4.0