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  Geology - MSN Encarta
Geology, study of the planet earth, its rocky exterior, its history, and the processes that act upon it.
The word geology comes from the Greek geo, “earth,” and logia, “the study of.” Geologists seek to understand how the earth formed and evolved into what it is today, as well as what made the earth capable of supporting life.
The field of geology includes subfields that examine all of the earth's systems, from the deep interior core to the outer atmosphere, including the hydrosphere (the waters of the earth) and the biosphere (the living component of earth).
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761555455/Geology.html   (1015 words)

 The Geology Department, University of California, Davis
UCD Geology faculty, staff and students are outstanding in their field.
Read about the latest work being done by UC Davis Geology faculty and researchers in the Fall edition of College Currents, the UC Davis College of Letters and Science Magazine.
Geology Department • University of California • One Shields Avenue • Davis, CA USA 95616-8605
www-geology.ucdavis.edu   (271 words)

  Colby College | Department of Geology
It is the ultimate interdisciplinary science, in that geologists use knowledge of chemistry, physics, mathematics and modern biology to understand the physical and biological history of the entire planet.
Through classroom study, hands-on research experience, and internships, Colby geology majors are prepared to enter this exciting world either as beginning professionals or exceptionally well-prepared graduate students.
Students in Geology at Colby find that the Department is committed to the principle of "learning by doing." All geology majors at Colby engage in at least one major research project before graduating, working closely with one or more faculty mentors in a significant exploration of new knowledge.
www.colby.edu /geology   (334 words)

 Geology - Continental Drift - Crystalinks
Geology is the scientific study of the Earth, including its composition, structure, physical properties, and history.
The term geology is broadly inclusive and is often regarded as embracing all of the geologic sciences.
Geology is the science and study of the solid matter of a celestial body, its composition, structure, physical properties, history and the processes that shape it.
www.crystalinks.com /geology.html   (2119 words)

 Geology Encyclopedia @ NaturalResearch.org (Natural Research)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Geology (from Greek γη- (ge-, "the earth") and λογος (logos, "word", "reason")) is the science and study of the Earth, its composition, structure, physical properties, history and the processes that shape it.
The principle becomes quite complex, however, given the uncertainties of fossilisation, the localisation of fossil types due to lateral changes in habitat (facies change in sedimentary strata), and that not all fossils may be found globally at the same time.
An illustrated depiction of a syncline and anticline commonly studied in Structural geology and Geomorphology.
www.naturalresearch.org /encyclopedia/Geology   (1131 words)

 Geology   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Prerequisite or co-requisite: Geology 100 or 105 or 110.
Prerequisite: Geology 105 or Anthropology 120 or one course in Biology.
Prerequisites: Geology 100 or 105 or 110; and trigonometry.
www.beloit.edu /~academic/fields/majors/geology_courses.php   (918 words)

Definition: Geology is the scientific study of the history, structure and composition of the earth, the natural porcesses that alter the earth's surface, and the resources and hazards associated with the geologic environment.
To be admitted, retained, and approved for graduation as an approved geology minor, you must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.50 for all courses taken within the minor, including collateral courses and regardless of a declaration of academic bankruptcy.
Geology, geography, and biology courses taken at the 300 or 400 level on a pass/fail basis do NOT count toward the minor.
www.uwsp.edu /news/uwspcatalog/geology.htm   (864 words)

 Geology - St. Norbert College
Geology is a field-based science that integrates the principles of chemistry, physics, biology and mathematics in the study of Earth processes and history.
Geology emphasizes the central concepts of time, space and scale in the study of planet Earth from the perspective of a unified Earth System (the atmosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere and lithosphere).
A master's or doctoral degree is required for most professional positions in geology, and thus most geology majors are encouraged to prepare for and apply to graduate programs after completion of their bachelor's degree.
www.snc.edu /geology   (219 words)

Geology is the study of the earth: its form and composition, the changes it has undergone and the dynamic forces shaping it today.
The Geology Department also supports the liberal arts mission of the University by providing general education students a broader knowledge of their natural environment.
The Geology Club is an active student organization that provides field experiences and interaction with other individuals with an interest in geology.
www.uhh.hawaii.edu /academics/geology   (673 words)

 University of St. Thomas : Geology : Department Home
For those of you that have wondered, "what is geology all about?" these pages will show you that it's not just about rock classification and banging around with rock picks.
Geology at St. Thomas is about understanding how the Earth works, inside and out, and all that this implies for understanding a whole host of environmental issues.
This address focused on the relationship of the geology department's mission to the St. Thomas mission and argued that geoscientists make ideal leaders on a range of important issues.
www.stthomas.edu /geology   (295 words)

In geology, explain why the study of the present is important to understanding the past.
Geology helps people realize what our world was like in the past, how it has changed through time, and how it may change in the future.
Geology allows the majority of this planet's population live more comfortably from energy and the use of electricity generated by hydroelectric, fossil fuel and nuclear power.
www.relia.net /~thedane/geology.html   (1826 words)

Introductory geology course designed for geology and environmental studies majors and focused on theory and concepts needed for advanced study.
Prerequisite: Geology 1001 (C050) or Geology 2001 (0155).
Prerequisite: Geology 1001 (CO50) or 2001 (0155), 2011 (0201), 2021 (0211).
www.temple.edu /bulletin/ugradbulletin/ucd/ucd_geology.html   (909 words)

Included among topics are water availability; geologic hazards such as earth quakes, landslides, and land subsidence; mineral and energy resources; engineering geology, waste disposal and pollution; land-use planning; coasts and coastal management; and medical and legal aspects of geology.
A course that emphasizes practical hydrogeologic principles, stressing interactions between geology and both surface and underground water.
Geology of major, worldwide fuel and mineral deposits and environmental problems associated with their exploitation.
www.lhup.edu /academic/acad_affairs/GEOLOGY.htm   (1018 words)

 Geology of the Channel Tunnel
A summary of the geology of the Channel Tunnel, compiled for you by a professional geologist who was consultant geologist during Channel Tunnel construction.
The more reasonable proposals did at least recognise the importance of gaining a sound knowledge of both seabed topography and geology along the route, and it was these factors that ultimately would determine the success of any scheme.
In this area the tunnel route carefully avoided the 80 m deep Fosse Dangeard trench, situated 500 m to the south in the middle of the Strait at the dividing line between the French and UK sectors.
www.geologyshop.co.uk /chtung.htm   (5779 words)

 Department of Geology - UIUC
The Master of Science Degrees are designed to give students a solid background in geology, skills that can be applied in geology-related industry or teaching, experience in research and, in most cases, experience in teaching.
Students with strong backgrounds (e.g., graduates from the geology, environmental, and geophysics undergraduate options in Geology at UIUC) may be able to complete this option in one academic year plus one summer session, but generally it will take two years.
The written report for the Applied Geology Option is not as involved as a thesis, but must demonstrate the student's ability to work independently, communicate scientific ideas, and present a polished written product.
www.geology.uiuc.edu /programs/gradhandbook/MS.html   (1569 words)

 Geology, Earth science, geoscience   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Geology wing start in the Cenozoic Era (65 million years ago to the present) and work back through time, or start with Hadean time (4.5 to 3.8 billion years ago) and journey forward to the present day, fossil localities, tectonics of the various time periods, click here for Geological time machine
Historical geology historical geology is the study of changes to Earth and life in time and space
Physical geology geology is the science that studies the Earth, how it was born, how it evolved, how it works
users.telenet.be /educypedia/education/geology.htm   (606 words)

 Albion College Department of Geology
Geology is the study of the earth, the processes that shape it and the materials of which it is composed.
Geology gives students an understanding of the world around them, an appreciation for the length and events of earth history, and the knowledge to help them make informed decisions about environmental concerns (see also The Environmental Science Concentration).
The geology curriculum provides students with a strong undergraduate preparation for more specialized training at the graduate level or for on-the-job training by industries and government agencies.
www.albion.edu /geology   (216 words)

 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire: Geology
Geology is the study of the earth and earth processes.
Although some geology majors continue their studies in graduate school, a bachelors degree in geology allows options in other professional fields such as environmental geology, resource law and engineering.
Geology • Phillips 157 • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire • Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004
www.uwec.edu /Geology   (183 words)

 The Bible, Genesis & Geology
Diamonds for a link to an off-site animation or graphic on a the specific geology topic being discussed in the text.
Although the modern-day geology and topography of the Middle-East does not readily reveal the exact location of the Garden of Eden and the four rivers, guidance by faith from the Holy Bible and a forensic study of the region's geology reveals the matter.
Links listed here may not necessarily be in agreement with the doctrinal position of the Christian Geology Ministry, and we may not completely agree with them, but if they are willing to exchange links with us then God bless them.
www.kjvbible.org   (2265 words)

 Geology   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In geology, explain why the study of the present is important to understanding the past.
Using at least 20 data points provided by your counselor, create a subsurface structure map and use it to explain how subsurface geology maps are used to find oil, gas, or coal resources.
Visit a science museum or the geology department of a local university that has fossils on display.
www.usscouts.org /mb/mb058.html   (1214 words)

With the Green Mountains to the east and the Adirondacks and Lake Champlain to the west, the environs of Middlebury College afford an excellent setting for study and research in geological, limnological/oceanographic, and environmental science.
Since Vermont is a classic area for the study of mountain system evolution, one general theme of the program is to relate geological process to the origin and evolution of global tectonic patterns, integrating data from the world's oceans and continental areas.
Geology majors have used their Middlebury degree as a stepping-stone to graduate school in the geosciences; to industry; to teaching careers; and to careers in environmental science, business, law, and architecture.
www.middlebury.edu /~geol   (263 words)

 Department of Geology, California State University Sacramento
The faculty and staff of the CSUS Geology Department are committed to providing the best geological education available anywhere.
We meet this commitment through high-quality teaching, close student-faculty interaction, undergraduate and graduate research, and an emphasis on field geology.
We also offer the M.S. degree in geology, with student opportunities in applied hydrogeology, aqueous geochemistry, engineering geology, geophysics, groundwater modeling, igneous petrology, isotope geochemistry, mineralogy, sedimentology and stratigraphy, structure and tectonics, surficial processes, and volcanology.
www.csus.edu /geology   (138 words)

Houghton Mifflin - the publisher of Geology and Essentials of Geology - is pleased to present a public forum for all matters geological.
Visit Geology in the News to find reports on the latest discoveries and news in the geo-community.
Inside Geology will link you to hundreds of class lectures, web sites, references, news items, organizations, and glossaries on every aspect of geology.
college.hmco.com /geology/resources/geologylink   (210 words)

 WDNR: Proposed Crandon Mine - Geologic History
There were times when glaciers scoured and sculpted the landscape leaving a blanket of sediment.
The geology of the Crandon deposit reflects portions of this story.
LaBerge, G.L. (1994) Geology of the Lake Superior Region.
www.dnr.state.wi.us /org/es/science/crandon/geology.htm   (3293 words)

 Geology Program at Southern Illinois University Carbondale
he Geology Department at SIUC consists of 11 faculty members plus instructors, support staff, and about 70 enthusiastic undergraduate, MS, and PhD students.
A recent external review characterized us as "a very good to excellent mid-sized geology department." Our faculty and students are active in Illinois, across the U.S., and worldwide, with current projects on 5 continents.
Southern Illinois University is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, national origin or sex in violation of Title VII.
www.science.siu.edu /geology/index.html   (174 words)

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