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EESC 1163 Environmental Issues and Resources (Summer: 3 )


Course Description

Hybrid Core Course includes three themes: (1) Intro to Environmental Geology, (2) How to write well and how to write field trip reports, (3) How to use Google Earth to understand Earth Materials and Processes. Learn about the major processes at work inside and on the surface of the earth. Learn to be a careful observer and to write succinct field trip reports, through two field trips and the writing of a field trip report. Each class is designed to examine the facts, historical background, and through in-class exercises, homework and field trips, provide experience in analyzing and solving real world problems associated with environmental issues, resources and sustainability. Demonstrations, videos, readings and several field trips underscore important concepts and applications and the importance of careful observation. online Google Earth exercises, done remotely, will introduce the power of this geographic application to understand geology.


Instructor(s): Kenneth G. Galli

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 16-Feb-18