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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!

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Ocean Rocks!

UD’s Jessica Warren brings ocean rocks, shrunken objects to UD’s Coast Day
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After My Summer at NASA, What Now?

UD student reflects on opportunity with NASA, wonders about next step, offers advice
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Soaking up knowledge during NASA internship

UD student Natalie Zimmerman learning at Johnson Space Center

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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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