Geology 1700

Environmental Geology

Scientific examination of important environmental issues through geochemical investigation of Earth’s atmosphere, geosphere, and hydrosphere. Discussion of past and present controls on the composition of the atmosphere, freshwater, oceans, groundwater, soils and sediments. Topics include environmentally relevant problems such as global warming, acid rain, groundwater/soil/water pollution, sea level rise and global climate change.

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