2018-2019 Catalog 
    
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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GEOL 1 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL GEOLOGY


4 Units 3 hours lecture 3 hours lab
Transfers: CSU, UC
Integrated study of the principles of geology and the use of geologic clues to determine earth history. Emphasis will be placed on the composition of earth’s crust and interior, plate tectonics, volcanism, earthquakes, mountain building, surface processes and natural resources such as minerals, fossil fuels, and water. Includes laboratory exercises in identifying common minerals and rocks, reading and interpreting aerial photos, topographic, and geologic maps. Field trips will supplement laboratory work.
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