ERS315H5 • Environmental Geology

Description
This course will focus on Earth processes as they relate to human activities. Topics include sustainability global climate change on short and long timescales; groundwater flow and contamination/human engineering of Earth processes; geological aspects of pollution and waste disposal; and environmental impact of extracting/using minerals, energy, soil, and other Earth resources. A field trip will give students a first-hand experience in aspects of human/planet interaction.
Prerequisites
Exclusions
ESS205H1 or JEE337H1 or EESA05H3
Distribution Requirement
Science
Total Instructional Hours
36L
Program Area
Earth Science