Description
ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY
This course will provide the student with an awareness of the environmental problems and geologic hazards facing mankind today. Case studies of environmental disruption, both natural and manmade, will be presented. The main topics include: volcanism, earthquakes, flooding, slope instability, hydrologic cycle, surface and ground water supply, water law, water pollution, fuel resources, acid mine drainage, and greenhouse effect.
Details
Grading Basis
LG/SU3 Elective Basis
Units
3
Component
Lecture - Required
Offering
Course
GEOL 0086
Academic Group
UPITT - Johnstown
Academic Organization
UPJ - Natural Science
Campus
Johnstown Campus
Typically Offered
Fall