Earth & Planetary Sciences : An introductory course in physical geology designed for majors in civil and mining engineering. Properties of rocks and minerals, major geological processes, together with natural hazards and their effects on engineered structures are emphasized. The laboratory is an integral part of the course which includes rock and mineral identification, basic techniques of airphoto and geological map interpretation, and structural geology.
Terms: Fall 2010
Instructors: Catherine Maenz (Fall)
2 hours lectures, 3 hours laboratory
Restriction: Open to Engineering students only.