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GEOL621 Environmental & Applied Geology

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The application of geologic principles to matters of environmental concern. Discussion, examples, techniques and case histories in water supply, waste disposal, zoning and land use, mining, legislation, regulation and professionalism emphasizing the role of geologist and the educated citizen.  Co-taught with GEOL421.

Draft Course Syllabus 2015 Fall Semester


GEOL653 Elementary Geophysics I

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Fundamentals of seismology, wave propagation, refraction and reflection of seismic waves. Seismic and ground-penetration radar (GPR) exploration methods and interpretations, with emphasis on near-surface problems. Co-taught with GEOL453.

Course Syllabus 2013 Fall Semester


GEOL663 Geological Aspects of Offshore Wind

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Investigation of the geological and geotechnical aspects of offshore wind projects. Emphasis on influence of geology and physical properties of sediments and rocks on offshore wind project site selection, design, construction, and operation.

Course Syllabus 2014 Fall Semester






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Sustainable Gemstones

UD master class teaches students, community about gemology.
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Uncovering new clues about how oil, other pollutants move in ocean
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Stemflow study

Investigating how rainwater travels in urban forests
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Horseshoe Crabs and Artificial Bait

We are working to identify chemoattractants in horseshoe crabs and produce an artificial bait, reducing the reliance on horseshoe crabs in the eel and conch fisheries.

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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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