Environmental Geology explores how humans interact with the Earth. The course examines: the geologic hazards created by processes such as volcanism and seismicity as well as strategies for their management or mitigation; the formation, distribution and limits of geologic resources including water, fossil fuels and minerals; and the environmental effects, including global warming, of the waste and pollution produced by human activities.
- Scheduled: Fall 2012 (20-Aug to 20-Dec)
- Section number (CRN): 7034
Environmental Geology (GEOL 1110) is currently offered online using resources posted on this website (syllabus, lessons, writing assignments and student scores) and a companion Etudes site (announcements, exercises, quizzes, discussion board and private messages). Information about logging in and accessing materials on Etudes is available on the COS Etudes Student Help page.