About The Instructor
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This course satisfies part of the Communication Skills graduation requirement.
This section is Communication Skills intensive. Communication Skills I-V must be completed before taking this course.
Session, Dates: 1 (01/13/2014 - 05/03/2014)
Days: M W F
Time: 01:00 - 01:50 pm
Location: Moon Campus
Room: John Jay 248
Seats Available: 15 Seats
This is an advanced course in geology and examines the terrestrial hydrosphere. Ground and surface waters' physical and chemical properties are examined. Techniques to quantify ground water and surface water flow rates and other dynamic properties are reviewed. The properties and characteristics of streams and aquifers are examined and classified. Porosity and permeability characteristics of groundwater mediums are reviewed. Ground and surface water as a resource and pollution within this resource and methods for its control are reviewed. Elements of limnology are examined. Course includes a laboratory/recitation period which includes hands-on demonstrations of topics reviewed in lecture and experimentation utilizing the analytical techniques and equipment reviewed in the course.
Kenneth A. LaSota, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Geology and Earth Sciences
John Jay 217