Earth, Environment & Society

EARTHSC 1G03: Earth and the Environment

An introduction to Earth’s composition and processes including topics such as rocks, fossils, plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, and glaciers. We will consider the interactions between people and Earth’s environments and the implications for sustainable development. Two field trips will be held during regular lab periods. [3 units]

ENVSOCTY 2RW3: World Regional Geography

Formerly GEOG 2RW3
An introduction to regional geography and global issues. The study of the human and physical geographic patterns of the world. Emphasis is placed equally on what makes places and regions different or unique, and the key global issues that relate to one or more regions. Topics include urbanization, economic change, cultural difference, geopolitics, and environmental issues. [3 units]

EARTHSC 3V03: Environmental Geophysics

Introduction to principles and applications of geophysics in groundwater and environmental investigations. Practical demonstrations in magnetics, gravity, shallow seismic, radar, borehole logging, surface EM and electrical methods. [3 units]