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ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

ENVS-350 Environmental Geology (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Environmental Geology (3) This course examines important environmental phenomena strongly influenced by geology, including environmental acidification, sedimentation/weathering, fossil fuels, global warming and efforts at mitigation, plate tectonics, and biogeochemical cycles. The class also explores earthquakes, volcanoes, tsunamis, and other natural hazards. A focus of the course is geology as it relates to, or is impacted by, human activities. Usually Offered: alternate falls.