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EASC 326:Aerial Photo Interpretation

Introduction, historical, photogeology, types of airphotos, problems of photographing, scale, three-dimensional vision, parallax- photogrametry, uses of aerial photos. Principles of aerial photo interpretation, colour & tune, texture, shapes & pattern...

EASC 325:Fundamentals of Hydrogeology and Hydrology

This course provides an overview of water on the planet and its interaction with geologic materials. The first part of the course describes surface water processes, including precipitation, evaporation, snow hydrology, and runoff processes. The second part of...

EASC 324:Economic Geology

The course covers the study of economic mineral deposits including industrial minerals and fossil fuels. Topics covered include: Ore bearing fluids; Classification of ore deposits; Primary sources of diamond; Hydrothermal precious metal deposits; Sedimentary...

EASC 321:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology

This course covers the introduction to the origin and evolution of magmatic systems, and metamorphic systems and processes. Concepts are illustrated by rock suites from Ghana and elsewhere.

EASC 321:Environmental Pollution

Definition of pollution; major categories and sources of air pollution; anthropogenic impacts. Dangers of some air and water pollutants, dangers of stratospheric ozone depletion and radon in indoor air; Types and effects of water pollution; Detecting...

EASC 310:Geological Field Methods II

This is a practical field-based course consisting of: (i) Lecture/practical sessions on geological mapping techniques, and construction and interpretation of geological maps and cross-sections. (ii) ‘live-in’ field geological mapping providing...

EASC 280:Internship in Earth Science I

Long vacation industrial attachment to a governmental or private sector geoscience institution/ company. Credit is contingent on submission of a final report by student and an assessment report by industry.

EASC 219:Practical Crystallography

This is a practical course involving the essentials of geometrical crystallography and internal order of crystals. The detail syllabus is as follows: Essentials of geometrical crystallography: Crystal description, symmetry elements, crystal symmetry,...

EASC 217:Optical Mineralogy

This course is designed to prepare students for the study of rocks in thin section (i.e. petrography). Topics to be covered include the elementary principles of crystal optics, familiarization with the microscope, the immersion method, isotropic, uniaxial,...

EASC 216:Fundamentals of Geophysics

This course is an introduction to basic principles of geophysics as applicable to exploration and environmental problems, and solid earth. Topics covered include general earth properties (size, mass, and moment of inertia), seismology (wave equation, P, S,...

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