University of Calgary

GLGY 571 - Engineering Geology - Winter 2011

Application of geology to engineering problems with emphasis on the geologic aspects of site and environmental investigations. Characterization of rock masses and surficial deposits and examination of their behaviour; special mapping methods, air photo interpretation and the application of some geophysical techniques.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-3)


  • Completion of Geology 401 is highly recommended prior to taking this course. Students who have not completed Geology 401 are advised to attend the tutorial session of Geology 571, offered during January block week.


  • Geology 341 and Geophysics 355.


This course will be offered next in Winter 2012.
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