2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Oct 23, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GEOL 270 - Earth’s Resources and Our Environment


An introduction to the Earth’s geological resources emphasizing the geology and origin of the Earth’s major metallic, non-metallic, and energy resources. Other major topics include resource exploration techniques; the development and exploitation of geologic resources; the use of geologic resources by society; the environmental consequences of resource utilization; and the political and strategic concerns surrounding resource use. Lecture and laboratory. Prerequisite: GEOL 109  or GEOL 110 . Fall (Alternate years) (Group II)