GEOL 109

An introduction to the materials and processes of the physical earth: rocks and minerals, earth structure and composition, plate tectonics, volcanology, seismology, crustal deformation, weathering and erosion, slope movement, sedimentation, wind and water processes, glaciation, and geologic time. Earth materials and processes are studied in the laboratory and in the field. This course is an Environmental Studies core requirement.

NB: Fulfils the academic core laboratory science requirements.

Prerequisite(s): None. (3-3; 0-0)​

Cross-listed: GENV 109.

Introduction to Physical Geology