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GEOL-1060 - Environmental Geology

This course will explore surficial earth processes and related natural disasters and study how these geologic processes affect humans, how humans modify the Earth, and how geologic systems change in both expected and unexpected ways. A focus of the course is to study how and why certain natural disasters occur and what can be done to mitigate exposure to them. This course is designed to be an introduction to environmental geosciences and will highlight both local and global impacts of natural processes and human induced events.
Academic Level
Undergraduate
Subject
GEOL-Geology
Department
Science
Credits
3
Prerequisites
None
Corequisites
None