University of Calgary

GLGY 471 - Geology, Engineering, and the Environment - Fall 2021

The principles and methods of physical geology with special emphasis on their application in dealing with civil engineering and environmental problems. Laboratory: properties of minerals and rocks, analysis and interpretation of geological maps, photogeology and seismic refraction in site investigation problems.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-3)


  • Students who have completed this course may visit the Undergraduate Science Centre to have Geology 471 used in lieu of Geology 201 for prerequisite purposes.


  • Admission to the Schulich School of Engineering.


  • Credit for Geology 471 and 201 will not be allowed.


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