Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2011-2012

ENV 2200K Geology

Prerequisite: MATH 1111

3-3-4

Plate tectonics, composition of continents and mechanisms of mountain building. Heat flow, magnetism, gravity, rock deformation, earthquakes and the earth's interior. Surface processes including weathering, erosion, transport and deposition. Landforms, rivers, groundwater, glaciers, ocean processes, and volcanoes. Minerals and rocks. Application of geology to land-use, groundwater, mineral and fossil fuel exploration.

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