EESC 7006T Geology of the National Parks

45 hours; 3 credits

Geologic landscape features of the national parks of the United States; geologic history and geological processes of landscape formation; role of parklands in modern society; national parks as recreation reserves, habitat preserves, and national geological laboratories. Areas covered in the course include parks such as Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, Yosemite, Glacier, Virgin Islands, Badlands, Shenandoah, Everglades, Acadia, and Voyageurs.


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