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GEOLĀ 610. Environmental Geosciences. 5 Units.

Application of earth science principles to environmental issues. Topics include applications of fundamentals of physical geology to geohazards, engineering geology, surface and groundwater, erosion, and environmental geochemistry. Atmospheric and climate topics will include global change issues. Labs will feature hands-on-experience with earth materials, maps, analytical techniques and environmental problem solving. Four hours lecture and three hours laboratory. Prerequisites: GEOG 103, or GEOL 101 or equivalent.