2018-2019 University Catalogue 
    
    Oct 17, 2019  
2018-2019 University Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GEOL 318 - Coastal Geology


A study of coastal geomorphology, sediments, and wave-related processes active in the present and geologic past. Major topics to be considered include beach, nearshore, and estuarine processes, barrier-island and salt-marsh development, Pleistocene sea-level fluctuations, human modifications and impacts, and erosional-depositional patterns induced by the interaction of physical and biological factors of the coastal environment.

Credits: 1.00
Corequisite: GEOL 318L  
Prerequisites: GEOL 190  
Major/Minor Restrictions: None
Class Restriction: None
Area of Inquiry: Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Liberal Arts CORE: None
Formerly: GEOL 217


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