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GLG 1411 Environmental Geology Laboratory

Identification of minerals and rocks. Analysis of natural hazards, natural resources, pollution and anthropogenic problems. Development/proposal of mitigation/remediation strategies. This is a face-to-face laboratory and must be taken concurrently with GLG 1401, Environmental Geology. Two lab hours per week.

Division: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Department: Geology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Demonstrate the proper and safe used of tools/equipment to follow directions and gather information from varied sources.
  • Adapt and function productively in a diverse group of their peers. Develop ability to respect and combine ideas from differing viewpoints. Realize the value of, and usefulness of scientific collaboration.
  • Apply the use of tools/equipment and follow procedures in order to correctly identify minerals and rocks, interpret and construct topographic, geologic, and other types of maps and devise strategies to mitigate the effects of natural hazards and to remediate or prevent environmental damage caused by human activities.

Credit Hours: 0