GEOL 150 Geology and the Environment

Introduction to the interrelationships among geologic processes, earth materials and humans, emphasizing geologic hazards (mass movements such as landslides, earthquakes, volcanoes, etc.), the problems of urbanization (waste management, energy and the environment, and desertification), and natural resources, including the issues involved with their extraction. Emphasis will be on case studies within California. Field studies are required. (C-ID GEOL 130)

Units: 3.00

Offered: (Even Sp)

UC, CSU, Associate Degree Applicable

Prerequisites: None

Lecture: Minimum 48 hours per semester and field trips

Departmental Recommendation: Successful completion of GEOL 100 or GEOL 100H or GEOL 101 and GEOL 160 or GEOL 101H and GEOL 160. Eligibility for MATH 095. Eligibility for ENGL 101.