Environmental Geology

 

 

Environmental geology is the branch of geology that is associated with the interactions between humans and the geologic environment. Environmental geology is essentially a way of applying geologic knowledge to identify, rectify, and hopefully prevent, environmental problems from occurring as a result of people. It is like hydrogeology, Environmental geology is an applied science agitated with the practical application of the principles of geology in the solving of environmental problems. It is a multidisciplinary field that is closely connected to engineering geology and, to a lesser extent, to environmental geography and it includes fossil fuels, minerals, water and land use etc..