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Application of Geology to Modern Environmental Issues

The first session of this 6-session course at UMA Senior College provides a brief review of the history of geology in Maine.


Additional sessions will provide information on the relevance of the geologic setting to modern environmental issues. Alternatives to the use of fossil fuel are presented, and the mechanisms by which they operate are discussed. • A BRIEF HISTORY OF MAINE or Why is my Yard Full of Rocks or Clay? • Geothermal • Earthquakes • Solar • Water • Wind Elizabeth Champeon is a geologist registered to practice in the State of Maine. She spent the majority of her working years in private practice at S. W. Cole Engineering, Inc., where she was a Senior Geologist and a member of the Board of Directors. She has loved geology since studying dinosaurs in the fourth grade! Mondays • 6 classes • 9/19-10/31 (No class 10/10) • 1:00-3:00 PM Location: Zoom only How to Register for Classes • Select Application of Geology. • Above the class description, you will see a blue box labeled "Add to Cart." Click on it. • "View Cart" appears. Click on it. • If you like, you may add another class. • Next, click on "Proceed to Checkout." • Fill in the required information. • You will notice a box under "Additional Information." • Write the name of your Maine senior college here. • This allows you to register without becoming a member of UMASC. • Then click on "Place Your Order." • Finally, just ignore the page requesting payment. For more information, call the UMASC Office: 207-621-3551 or email: office@ umasc.org. Emails often receive the quickest response because they are instantly distributed to the staff at home. The current UMA COVID-19 policy states: Face coverings are required in classrooms, unless waived by the instructor. All those attending classes must be fully vaccinated and boosted. You should not come to the campus if you are currently subject to quarantine or isolation per CDC guidelines. If you have attended a class in person and have tested positive for COVID-19, please contact UMA Campus Safety and Security Director Rob Marden at 621-3103. Should the Maine CDC and UMS pandemic protocols change, an update will be provided.


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