Sep 26, 2022  
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GEOS 310 - Environmental Geology


Class Hours: 3
Lab/Discussion: 3
Credits: 4

Prerequisite: Grade of “C” or better in GEOS 203 
The study of human interactions with the earth from a geological perspective. An emphasis is placed on the scientific concepts necessary to understand these interactions, including groundwater flow, soil formation and destruction, waste disposal, geologic hazards, stream hydrology, climate change, and natural resources. Contemporary environmental issues are explored through primary scientific literature and news media. Includes field trips that may occur on weekends.



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