2020-2021 University Catalog 
    Jan 23, 2022  
2020-2021 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GEOL 310 - Environmental Economic Geology

Examines the global distribution of mineral resources, the economic and engineering factors that govern their availability, and the environmental effects of their production and use. Mineral resources to be considered include ferrous and non-ferrous metals, precious metals, and energy fuels. Topics to be explored, in addition to the origin, nature, and geological settings of the world’s great mineral deposits, include mineral law, mineral exploration and production, strategic mineral reserves, minerals and human health, and environmental impact of mining and use, and remediation.

Credits: 1.00
Corequisite: None
Prerequisites: GEOL 201  
Major/Minor Restrictions: None
Class Restriction: None
Recommended: GEOL 301  
Area of Inquiry: Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Liberal Arts CORE: None

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