EOSC 210: Earth Science for Engineers

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Focus on the interaction between society and the geologic environment. Locating, assessing and developing natural resources; understanding and preparing for natural hazards, design of structures and waste disposal sites. 


  • Earth materials 
  • Folding faulting 
  • Earthquakes 
  • Earthquake hazards 
  • Glacial deposits 
  • Landslides 
  • Dams 
  • Tunnelling 
  • Weathering, erosion and soil formation 
  • Environmental aspects of weathering 
  • Hydrologic cycle and hydrogeology basics 
  • Groundwater resources and sustainability 
  • Environmental aspects of hydrogeology 
  • Fluvial systems and coastlines 

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