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GEOL107 General Geology

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Principles of physical geology and its application in interpreting earth processes. Laboratory covers identification of earth materials and the interpretation of topographic and geologic maps.  4 credits.

Course Syllabus 2014 Fall Semester


GEOL305 Structural Geology and Plate Tectonics

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The study of geologic structures, geologic stress and the responses of rocks to stress. Examines plate tectonics and the major structural and tectonic relations generated at plate boundaries.  4 credits

Course Syllabus 2015 Spring Semester


GEOL401 Senior Seminar: Topics in Geoscience

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Senior Seminar:  Integrated examination of topics and concepts of current interest and importance in geoscience. Topics may vary. Prerequisites: Senior geology majors only, within 30 credits of graduation.  3 credits

This course will meet the College of Earth, Ocean and Environment’s 2nd writing course requirement (“second writing course involving significant writing experience including two papers with a combined minimum of 3,000 words to be submitted for extended faculty critique of both composition and content.”).

This semester the course will focus on fossil fuels, including oil, natural gas and coal, and their genesis, occurrence, and their implications for climate change and US and global energy policies.

Course Syllabus 2015 Spring Semester

Discover Our World!

Coastal flooding on Pilottown Road in Lewes, Delaware

March 21: Screening of sea level rise documentary

Panel discussion and Q&A to follow 'Tidewater' showing
Seismograph showing Dover earthquake

Dover Earthquake

Delaware Geological Survey picks up first seismic wave from recent earthquake
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Delaware Sea Grant co-sponsors Resiliency Summit

22 local Delaware communities attend inaugural Resilient and Sustainable Communities Summit

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CEOE School & Departments

School of Marine Science & Policy

Advancing the understanding, stewardship, and conservation of estuarine, coastal, and ocean environments.

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Department of Geological Sciences

Discovering how geological processes have operated over various time scales to create and influence the planet’s surface environments.

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Department of Geography

Investigating the interactions between people and the environment and the processes that explain the location of human and natural phenomena.

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College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment • 111 Robinson Hall • Newark, DE 19716 • USA • Phone: 302-831-2841
Geography: 302-831-2294 • Geology: 302-831-2569 • Marine Science and Policy: 302-645-4212 • E-mail: ceoe-info@udel.edu

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