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GEOL 835 The Environ. Impact Of Mining

GEOL 835  The Environ. Impact Of Mining  Units: 3.00  

This course will expose students to the concepts and the current practice of mine waste management including acid mine drainage, neutral-pH metal leaching, secondary mineral precipitates, prediction and permitting, site remediation, etc. Students who complete this course will have a comprehensive understanding of the nature of the environmental impact of mining on ecological and human health, the scientific principles behind the interaction between mine waste and the surface environment, and the tools that professionals use to predict, control, remediate and regulate metal mining activities.

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  

Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering

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