ENVS 305 Mineral Resources and the Environment
An overview of the basic geologic, engineering, economic, and environmental factors controlling the availability of mineral resources. Topics will include metallic and non- metallic ores, energy resources, construction and industrial minerals. Examination of the environmental consequences of exploration and development of mineral deposits. Discussion of global mineral reserves and resources. Offered alternate fall semesters. Intended clientele: undergraduate environmental science, geology, water resources, and secondary education earth science majors. (LA)
Cross-Listed as: GEOL 305.
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