12.102 | Fall 2005 | Undergraduate
Environmental Earth Science
Course Description
The geologic record demonstrates that our environment has changed over a variety of time scales from seconds to billions of years. This course explores the many ways in which geologic processes control and modify the Earth's environment and serves as an introduction to Environmental Earth Science Field Course (12.120), …
The geologic record demonstrates that our environment has changed over a variety of time scales from seconds to billions of years. This course explores the many ways in which geologic processes control and modify the Earth’s environment and serves as an introduction to Environmental Earth Science Field Course (12.120), which addresses field applications of these principles in the American Southwest.
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Illustration of the water cycle.
The water cycle describes the sources, sinks, and flow of our most important natural resource. (Image courtesy of USGS.)