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GEOL 025 Natural Resources and the Environment

Timothy Eaton

(Submission #53)

Course Description

World distribution, production and requirements for mineral, energy and other natural non-renewable and renewable resources. The importance of natural resources for energy production and sustainable societal development will be covered. Emphasis will be placed on the scientific principles underlying the consumption or degradation of those resources, reserves analysis and sustainability, the global environmental impacts of past resources use, and possible new energy resources.


Area of Knowledge and Inquiry: Natural Science (NS)
Context of Experience: Not Applicable
Extended Requirement: Abstract or Quantitative Reasoning (QR)

Additional Course information

Credits: 3
Prerequisites: none
Existing Course: Existing
Existing Course Number: GEOL 25
Course Anticipated to be offered: Every Semester
Other (if specified): 
Number of Sections: 1
Number of Seats: 100


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