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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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Environmental Geology
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.

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, ...

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 ...

Environmental Geology
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.

Introduction to Environmental Science
James Dauray
Introduction to environmental science course for non-science majors. Covers basic ecological concepts such as species interactions, types of ecosystems, effects of altitude, latitude, and so on. Also includes ...

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.

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 Volcanology
Attila Kilinc, University of Cincinnati-Main Campus; , 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 ...

Freshman Seminar: Geology and Human Health
Jeffrey Catalano, Washington University in St. Louis
This course explores the connections between human health and geological processes. It is taught through a series of case studies that first focus on the geological origin of a process that affects human health, ...

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 ...


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