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These Environmental Geology course descriptions provide examples of how faculty across the country have designed their courses to teach these concepts.


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Geology and the Environment
Angela Moore, Guilford College
Geology and the Environment course focuses on the fundamentals of physical geology, and also integrates significant material pertaining to human interactions with their environment. The course is open to majors and ...

Environmental and Applied Geology
Katherine Scharer, Appalachian State University
Standard hazards and resources geology course. I continually emphasize physics and chemical processes that drive geologic outcomes, make students do a bit of math, and always incorporate current events.

Environmental Geology and Urban Geology
Solomon Isiorho, Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne
This course is designed to provide the student with basic understanding of the "human-oriented" aspects of the earth sciences. The geologic features and processes that affect our environment will be ...

Environmental Geology
Steven Lev, Towson University

Introduction to Environmental Geosciences
Robert Stewart, Texas A & M University
This is a problems based course that introduces undergraduates to important environmental problems, including global change, water resources, coastal problems, air pollution and ozone depletion, and land use and ...

Environmental Geology
Laura Ruhl, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Throughout this environmental geology course, we will use geology to help understand conflicts in land use and potential hazards, to understand the root of and how to minimize environmental degradation, and to ...

Geological Engineering Site Investigation
Paul Santi, Colorado School of Mines
This course is designed to teach the skills needed to investigate subsurface soil and rock for engineering projects. Students learn drilling, sampling, logging, and testing methods, and they practice using geological knowledge to optimize site investigations.

Course profile: Environmental Geology
John Huntsman, University of North Carolina - Wilmington
University of North Carolina Wilmington Entry level environmental geology course, 31-70 students Information for this profile was provided by John Huntsman in 2007. Jump down to Overview and Context * Course ...

Environmental Volcanology
Attila Kilinc, University of Cincinnati-Main Campus;
After a brief introduction to volcanology students learn the relationships between plate boundaries and plate intriors and volcanism. Next seven major volcanic hazards and what can be done to mitigate them is ...

Environmental Geophysics
Gregory Baker, University of Tennessee, The
This course examines surface and borehole geophysical methods that are currently being developed in industry, government labs and academia for examining the upper 200 m of the Earth's surface.



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