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

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as GEOL 613.
The information below might still reflect the old course numbers. Bracketed numbers, if any, are the old course numbers. Learn more...)

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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