Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction to environmental geology and general concepts No
2 Structure and composition of the Earth’s crust Students should read related chapter from the course material.
3 Rocks and minerals that make up the Earth’s crust Students should read related chapter from the course material.
4 Rivers and its discharge patterns Students should read related chapter from the course material.
5 Erosion and environmental impacts of erosion Students should read related chapter from the course material.
6 Landslide formation and the environmental impacts of landslides Students should read related chapter from the course material.
7 Earthquakes and plate movements and faults Students should read related chapter from the course material.
8 Orogenesis and its environmental impacts Students should read related chapter from the course material.
9 Volcanoes and its environmental impacts, tsunamies Students should read related chapter from the course material.
10 Groundwaters Students should read related chapter from the course material.
11 Midterm No
12 Yields of wells, groundwater pollution Students should read related chapter from the course material.
13 Geological maps and interpretation of geological maps Students should read related chapter from the course material.
14 Landfill site selection Students should read related chapter from the course material.

Sources
Textbook Bell F.G., 1998, Environmental Geology: Principles and Practice, Wiley-Blackwell Inc., USA.
Additional Resources Ketin İ., 1988, Genel Jeoloji, İTÜ Vakfı, İstanbul.