Mendel Science Experience 2506 - 001 - course 33191 - Spring 2018

GEV:Energy Extraction from Env

This course is FULL, with 18 students currently enrolled.This course is offered by the Geography and the Environment departmentin the College of Sciences . It is classified as a Lecture/Laboratory, and is worth 4. It meets on Mondays, Wednesdays, from 01:30 pm to 02:45 pm in Mendel Hall G90. It meets on Mondays, from 03:00 pm to 05:15 pm in Mendel Hall 189.The course is instructed by Goldsmith, Steven.

Course description:

Extraction and use of fossil fuels is linked to globaleconomics and to multiple environmental issues. Newlydeveloped techniques such as hydro-fracking have recentlyallowed for the production of natural gas from shaledeposits in the U.S. Focus on the science behind naturalgas extraction from Marcellus Shale, and potential benefitsand risks of this techonology for the environment andsociety.