GEY 135 Environmental Geology

Introduces geology and its relationship to man's environment. Covers geologic hazards such as floods, landslides, avalanches, earthquakes and volcanoes. Focuses on surface and groundwater resources in terms of exploitation and man's responsibility to protect these resources from contamination. The geologic aspects of land use practices, as well as mineral and energy resource exploitation are reviewed and related to legislation regarding environmental law.

Credits

4

Contact Hours

90 Contact Hours

Prerequisite

CCR 092, CCR 093, or CCR 094 or equivalent testing scores. These courses may be taken concurrently.

GT Code

*(GT-SC1)