GEOL 005 - (NS) Environmental GeologySemester Hours: 3
Students will explore the basic functioning of Earth’s systems, including the cycling of solid materials, water, and nutrients. Students will study anthropogenic impacts on these systems that present challenges to the sustainability of human societies. Quantitative techniques that geologists use to analyze environmental problems will be introduced. Small group research projects will culminate in formal presentations created by students and presented orally in class. (2 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory.)
(Formerly Environmental Geology and Natural Hazards.)
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