GE 132 - Earth Resources: Gems, Metals, and Energy

Overview

Description

An introduction to how natural resources such as gems, metals, and energy resources are formed, located, and mined or produced and alternatives, such a synthetic gems and environmentally low impact energy resources are introduced. Emphasis is placed on gems and the New York City gem industry to draw examples of utilization, but world mining industries such as diamonds, gold, and the petroleum industry are described in terms or resource exploration, marketing, and distribution. Environmental impacts and social issues are addressed.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Undergraduate

Credits

Minimum Units

4

Maximum Units

4

Academic Progress Units

4

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Laboratory

Hours

3

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Requisites

None

Course Schedule

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