Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2011-2012
ENV 2200K Geology
Prerequisite: MATH 1111
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.