Geology, the Environment, and Society
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin
   

GEOL 131 - Geology, the Environment, and Society


Credits: 3

An examination of the controls on human activity by geology, and the impact of humans on natural geologic processes. This course is a survey of fundamental geologic processes and associated hazards (earthquakes, tsunamis, eruptions, flooding, landslides) and topics such as pollution and land use planning. The course provides an opportunity to discuss, from a geologic perspective, the ramifications of and potential solutions to problems associated with Earth’s resources (energy, minerals, water).

USI Core 39: Embedded Experience-Global

Lecture-Lab (ex: 3-1 means 3 hrs lecture and 1 hr lab): (3-0)
Indiana Statewide Transfer General Education Core: Meets IN Statewide Core.
Term(s) Offered: Spring

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