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Environmental Geology - GEOS375

Human activity has had an unprecedented impact on the Earth. We have modified – and continue to modify – our planet. This unit deals with the interaction of people and the geological environment, including issues arising from people's occupation and exploitation of the Earth. The unit covers topics such as land contamination, the impact of resource extraction, changes to the Earth’s biogeochemical cycles and climate, as well as geological hazards. The lecture program includes invited speakers from industry.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

TBD - Not offered in the current year; next offering is to be determined

Staff Contact(s): Dr Stefan Loehr

ENVE266 or ENVS266 or GEOS206 Prerequisite Information


GEOS207 and 3cp from GEOS units at 300 level

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Assessed As: Graded
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Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences

Faculty of Science and Engineering

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
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