EESC 7013T Earth Science and the New York City Urban Environment

45 hours lecture, 4 field trips; 3 credits

Investigation of five guiding questions regarding the connections between geology and New York City: On what is the city built? Of what is the city built? How has the New York City environment changed? Why did the metropolis develop here? What environmental hazards does New York City face? Mandatory weekend field trips within Manhattan and Brooklyn.


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