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Welcome . . .
to the Urban Geology webpage. This class, Urban Geology (Geol 357) is a part of CSU Los Angeles' G.E. Upper Division Theme D: "Urban Life and Environment". This theme contributes to an understanding of urbanization, its causes and consequences, and the urban experience from a variety of points of view. Courses explore the city as a special kind of human habitat and the relations between social and natural environments. Students gain the tools to comprehend the social, political, economic and cultural complexities of cities and the human and natural forces that shape urban life, experiences and environments.

This Urban Geology class focuses on the geologic conditions and processes that affect the urban environment are examined with emphasis on the Los Angeles area. Urban planning to avoid geological hazards is investigated. Students learn to use government resources and the Internet to investigate the geological setting of their own home and to create a report on their findings. The role of resources in urban development is presented.

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