environmental geology

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

Study of the problems resulting from natural hazards and human exploitation of the natural environment. The geologic techniques used include those of engineering geology, economic geology, hydrogeology, etc., as applied to waste disposal, water resources, transport, building, mining, and general land use.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography — Ecology and Conservation.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.