Environmental Geology   [Archived Catalog]
Northwest Vista College Schedule/Catalog 2014-2015

GEOL 1405 - Environmental Geology

Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0305 
A study of current environmental problems from a geologic perspective. Topics include natural geological hazards (e.g., volcanism, earthquakes, mass movements, flooding, erosion) and the impact of human activity (e.g., urban development, agriculture, dam construction, fossil fuel consumption, waste disposal) on the geological environment. Laboratory work includes the study of earth materials, maps, natural disasters, and pollution.

Semester Hours: (4-3-3)

CIP: 03.0103.53 01

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