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GEOL 210 A   Hydrology/Surficial Geol Back to Results  

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EnrollmentGeneral302280
Total302280

InstructorWinsor, Kelsey
MeetsMWF 920-1010, HO 239
Notes1 prior GEOL, physical geography, or earth science course required
DistributionNat Science/Math Requirement
Core AreaNone
Count TowardsENS2/Environmental Economics ENS3/Environmental Geography ENS5/Environmental Studies

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The geologic materials nearest the Earth's surface are those that interact with the biosphere, atmosphere, and hydrosphere. This course explores the nature of surficial geologic materials and processes by using geographic information system (GIS) tools and hydrological modeling software. Major topics are landform development, chemical weathering, soil development and quality, and surface and groundwater hydrology. Three meetings and one laboratory per week. The required credit-bearing laboratory session GEOL 210L must be taken and passed concurrently with GEOL 210. A previous earth science or geology course is recommended.