environmental geology

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environmental geology The study of the problems that result 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.

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environmental geology 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.