ENVIRON 284 - Environmental Geology
Section: 001
Term: WN 2008
Subject: Program in the Environment (ENVIRON)
Department: LSA Environment
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in GEOSCI 148. Those with credit for GEOSCI 147 may elect GEOSCI/ENVIRON 284 for only 3 credits.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:
Instructor:

Environmental Geology examines the interactions between today's human society and our dynamic planet. It begins with geologic materials and processes, and goes on to specific topics that include soils, ground water, natural hazards (volcanism, landslides, earthquakes, floods), land surface and sea level, pollution and global warming, energy resources and waste disposal.

Previous experience in geological or environmental sciences is not required. The course includes two, 1.5 hr lectures and one discussion period (in which homework exercises are discussed) per week. Evaluation is by means of class participation, exercises, and two exams.

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS:
Geology and the Environment, 4th Edition
Bernard W. Pipkin (University of Southern California), Dee D. Trent (Citrus College), Richard Hazlett (Pomona College)
Publisher: Brooks Cole; 4th edition (March 30, 2004)
ISBN: 0534490514
Laboratory manual: TBA

ENVIRON 284 - Environmental Geology
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
23926
Open
5
 
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
002 (DIS)
P
23927
Open
1
 
-
Tu 4:00PM - 5:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
23928
Closed
0
 
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Th 4:00PM - 5:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
23929
Open
2
 
-
M 4:00PM - 5:00PM
005 (DIS)
P
27619
Open
2
 
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W 3:00PM - 4:00PM
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