May 12, 2021  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOS 108 - Geology of the Mississippi River


(3 S.H.)

Investigation of the geologic history, river processes, and resource management of large rivers, particularly focusing on the Mississippi River. Topics include an exploration of the relationship between the Mississippi River and its watershed, soils, groundwater, bedrock geology, and humans. Concepts emphasized will include the hydrologic cycle, plate tectonics, river morphology, river dynamics, resource management, and public policy issues. Includes laboratory simulations and/or field experiences. Meets GOAL 10. Grade only. Offered when demand warrants.



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