Thunder Bay • Orillia

BSc (Earth Science Major)(TB) - Environmental Geology

Geology 3311 Environmental Geology
The relevance of geology to human society is investigated. Throughout the course students will be taught to relate their understanding of geology to interpreting the world around them. Topics that may be discussed include volcanic hazards, earthquakes, flooding, landslides, desertification and glaciation, global warming, groundwater issues, soil erosion, resource geology, fossil fuels, renewable energy sources, waste management, pollution and environmental law.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Geology 1110 or Geology 1111 or Environmental Studies 1111 or 1112 and Geology 1130 or 1131 or Environmental Studies 1131 or 1132
Cross-List(s): Environmental Studies 3312
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Course Classifications: Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences