EARTH 148 - Seminar: Environmental Geology
Winter 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Earth and Environmental Sciences (EARTH)
Department: LSA Earth & Environmental Sciences
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Details

Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS
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:
99
Advisory Prerequisites:
High school math and science. Enrollment restricted to first-year students, including those with sophomore standing.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
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Description

This First Year 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.

Course Requirements:

Exams will be in Canvas, on-line only, wide time range.

Intended Audience:

First Year Seminar. Only first-year undergraduate students, including those with sophomore standing, may register.

Class Format:

Class meets for 90 minutes twice weekly.

Schedule

EARTH 148 - Seminar: Environmental Geology
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001 (SEM)
 In Person
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1Y1
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MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Note: First Year Seminar. ONLY first year undergraduates may register.

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