University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Geology


Term: Summer 2016

Subject: Geology

GEOL 001 - Earth System Science

An introduction to the earth as a closed system, the cycling of materials and energy within it, and how it interacts with the hydrosphere and atmosphere. May not be taken for credit concurrently with, or following receipt of, credit for GEOL 002.

GEOL 007 - Earth Hazards

Understand geological and societal causes of death and destruction by earthquakes, landslides, floods, volcanoes, storms, and avalanches around the world.

GEOL 055 - Environmental Geology

Introduction to geologic processes and materials pertinent to environmental problems: ground water movement, supply, and contamination, waste disposal, flooding, subsidence, and landslides. Local field trips. Designed for intended natural science majors.

GEOL 095 - Special Topics

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