University of Guelph

1996-97 Undergraduate Calendar


Course Description

46-100 Principles of Geology F,W(3-3)

Plate tectonics, continental drift, climatic change and geological evolution. Geological materials, their origin, recognition and economic potential, use and location; oil and gas, coal, mineral deposits and aggregate resources. Environmental evaluation and land use from a geological perspective. Emphasis on local and North American examples. Computer aided tutoring (VITAL, COSY) is used. No previous computer experience is needed.

Exclusions: 46-110.

1996-97 Undergraduate Calendar
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