GEOL 131 - Geology, the Environment, and Society
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). Meets The University Core Curriculum C3:Science category. Lecture-Lab (ex: 3-1 means 3 hrs lecture and 1 hr lab): (3-0) Meets IN Statewide Core. Term(s) Offered (F=Fall, Sp=Spring, Su=Summer): Sp.
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