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GG 1000
Environmental Geology - Level 4
An interdisciplinary approach to studying environmental geosciences. Fundamental geologic concepts such as plate tectonics, geologic time and surficial processes are used as a basis for understanding a variety of natural processes. Elaboration on topics of physical geology, including the rock cycle and plate tectonics, occurrence and distribution of geologic hazards and resources, interactions between humans and the geologic environment, and the issues associated with the exploitation of geologic resources such as water and air pollution.
Prerequisites:
UK Credits: 20
US Credits : 3/1.5/4
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