GEOL 324: Energy and the Environment
(Cross-listed with ENSCI, ENV S, MTEOR). (3-0) Cr. 3. S.
Prereq: CHEM 163 or CHEM 177, MATH 140
Exploration of the origin of Earth’s energy resources and the environmental and climatic impacts of energy acquisition and consumption. Renewable and non-renewable energy resources within an Earth-system context. Various environmentally-relevant topics such as water quality and availability, habitat destruction, greenhouse-gas emissions, and health and safety hazards to wildlife and human communities.