What is Environmental Geology? - Definition & Importance

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Environmental geology is the branch of geology that deals with what?

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1. Which of the following is NOT something an environmental geologist would research?

2. Which of the following is NOT something an environmental geologist would be concerned about?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Environmental geology is important for several different reasons. Test your knowledge of this field of study and why it's important by using the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested over the following topics:

  • Branch of geology that is concerned with interactions between the geologic environment and humans
  • The importance of environmental geology
  • What this field of geology focuses on
  • A branch of science that deals with Earth and its materials
  • Something an environmental geologist would research

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of environmental geology and its importance
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about what environmental geologists would study
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on environmental geology

Additional Learning

Go over more topics about this type of geology by using the lesson, What is Environmental Geology? - Definition & Importance. Using this lesson helps you:

  • Define geology
  • Review applications of environmental geology
  • Analyze characteristics of environmental geology
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