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GEOL 1470 Environmental Geology
Suki Smaglik, Laramie County Community College
Environmental geology is the study of the interactions between humans and their geologic environment: rocks, water, air, soil, life. Humans are impacted by Earth processes, and by their activities have an impact on ...
GEOS 201 Environmental Geology
Cynthia Fadem, Earlham College
This course introduces whole-Earth materials & processes with a focus on the formation of & human interaction with surficial environments. We examine phenomena such as volcanoes, earthquakes, wasting, ...
Carla Grandy, Skyline College
Intro level Environmental Geology. There are no prerequisites for the course so it covers both basic geologic processes and environmental implications, natural hazards, etc.
Jeremy Shannon, Michigan Technological University
This class examines major environmental geology topics related to climate change, natural hazards such as flooding and landslides, and mining.
Economics of Hazards & Disasters
Lorraine Motola, Metropolitan College of New York
This course, Economics of Hazards and Disasters, provides a comprehensive overview of the economic aspects of hazards and disasters through a review of the concepts, analytical tools and policies to aid emergency ...
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.
Kevin Theissen, University of St. Thomas (MN)
This course focuses on geochemical processes that occur at or near the surface which are of particular importance to environmental quality and therefore to humans. During the first few weeks of the course students ...
Resources and Risks: Humans and the Physical Environment
This course draws upon the earth and environmental sciences to explore interactions between humans and the physical environment. Students use spatial and aspatial datasets (e.g., Google Earth, computer simulations, ...
Living in a Hazardous Environment
Eric Kremers, Arkansas Tech University
Overview of emergency management systems with an analysis of the causes, characteristics, nature and effects of such disasters as avalanches, drought, earthquakes, epidemics, fires, flooding, hazardous materials, ...
Carla Whittington, Highline Community College
This is an introductory-level lecture and activity based course focused on geologic hazards in the Pacific Northwest: earthquakes, tsunami, volcanic eruptions, and landslides. Students are required to access the ...