Tsinghua University Online Course on Geology and Geological Engineering
Effort: 6 hours/week
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The earth is our home. The development of human civilization as we know it goes hand in hand with how we have used and continue to reshape the planet. This course will introduce the basic knowledge of geology and methods of engineering geology to help people protect and utilize our earth more effectively.
This geology course consists of two sections: basic geology and engineering geology. The basic geology section includes: formation and evolution of the earth, common rocks and minerals, internal and external dynamic geological process, geological ages, geological structures, geological maps and other basic knowledge of the earth’s geology.
What you'll learn
- How the development of human civilization and geology are inextricable linked
- How to protect the Earth, and also effectively utilize natural resources
- The formation and evolution of the earth
- An understanding of Geology Engineering, including natures of groundwater
- Basic knowledge of the earth’s geology
- Geological field investigation methods and techniques