Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020

GEO 105 Environmental Geology(RLA)

3 class hours, 2 laboratory hours; 4 credits. Application of the principles of the Earth sciences to problems associated with urban and regional development. Water, minerals, and fuel resources, waste disposal, subsurface storage, hazards of nature (earthquakes, fire, flood, landslides, extreme climate, and weather variations). Physical properties of rocks and soil. Case histories. Participation in scheduled field trips is required. (science). Prerequisite: MTH 020 or an appropriate score on the CUNY Mathematics Assessment Test.