2018-2019 Catalog 
    Sep 28, 2023  
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


4 Units 3 hours lecture 3 hours lab
Transfers: CSU, UC
Environmental Geology is the study of the nature and dynamics of the interactions between Earth materials, its deep and near-surface processes, its hydrosphere, biosphere and atmosphere as well as how humans interact with it. Topics include climate and climate change, natural hazards (earthquakes, volcanoes, landslides and floods), resource management (mining, surface and groundwater), energy resources (fossil fuels and alternatives), pollution (water quality and air pollution), monitoring, and human influence. Field trips may be required. Also listed as GEOL 23 Credit given in either area, not both.