Geology

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Geology

GEOL111W Physical Geology
(4 Credits)
Covers the nature of geologic materials, structures and processes. Includes an introduction to crustal material, as well as the process which helps shape the earth's crust, such as mountain building, volcanism, continental drift, the work of ice, wind and running water. Includes the natural resources related to geology, such as petroleum, ground water and minerals. Includes a two-hour lab.

GEOL112W Geology and Soils
(4 Credits)
The nature of geologic materials, structures and processes. Includes an introduction to crustal material, as well as the process which helps shape the earth's crust, such as mountain building, volcanism, continental drift, the work of ice, wind and running water. Includes the factors of soil genesis, physical properties of soils, the role of water, inorganic and organic nutrients, and some aspects of soil management. Includes a two-hour lab.