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Winter/Spring 2015
Oct 26, 2016
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ESC 1028A - Geology II
Examination of the hydrogeology, geology, and geomorphology of Long Island. The south shore continental shelf, glacial outwash coastal plain, inland terminal morain, north shore glacial till coastline, formation of wetlands, barbuilt estuary systems, kettleholes, groundwater aquifers, and coastal processes, wave theory, erosion and deposition, fossils, soil. Geological principles are applied to environmental preservation and conservation of natural resources. In the laboratory, aerial photographs, geologic maps, and field trips will be utilized to study some of Long Island's features. Trips to north and south shore mainland beaches, the barrier beach, kettleholes, and morains. One laboratory period per week. Prerequisite: ESC 1027A.

4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Division of Ntl Science & Math Division
Earth and Marine Science Department

Course Attributes:
Liberal Arts

Undergraduate level ESC 1027A Minimum Grade of D- or Undergraduate level ESC 027A Minimum Grade of D-

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