Geography (GEOG) - Earth Resources

GEOG 3436  Earth Resources


GEOG 1016 and GEOG 1017


ENSC 3436, GEOL 2021


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




The objective of this course is to develop an understanding of the origin, distribution and abundance of economically important non-renewable resources. Focus is directed towards the exploration, development, and extraction of earth resources in Canada. Throughout the course, case studies and examples are used to investigate environmental issues arising from the extraction and processing of different resources. Discussion also revolves around the future supply of earth resources in Canada and the rest of the world. This course is also offered as ENSC 3436.

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