EARTH 148 - Seminar: Environmental Geology
Section: 001
Term: WN 2019
Subject: Earth and Environmental Sciences (EARTH)
Department: LSA Earth & Environmental Sciences
Requirements & Distribution:
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed GEOSCI 284 or EARTH 284 or are enrolled in EARTH 284. Those with credit for GEOSCI 109 or EARTH 109 may only elect EARTH 148 for 2 credits.
Waitlist Capacity:
Advisory Prerequisites:
High school math and science. Enrollment restricted to first-year students, including those with sophomore standing.
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
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This seminar will focus on a wide spectrum of possible interactions between people and their physical environment. Fundamental principles important to the study of environmental geology will be presented followed by readings of case histories and discussions of selected environmental problems, in particular those of anthropogenic origin. Examples of topics discussed include issues related to global warming, energy (fossil fuels, nuclear energy), water resources (impacts of excessive groundwater withdrawal, allocation of surface water rights), radioactive waste disposal, and geological aspects of environmental health.

EARTH 148 - Seminar: Environmental Geology
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001 (SEM)
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MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Note: First Year Seminar. ONLY first year undergraduates may register.
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