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    04 December 2019

Applied Geology looks at how geological issues affect the lives of human beings. Applied Geologists deal with problems that have a major impact on human populations. They need a broad education based in the real world, so they can work with engineers, planners, and environmental managers as they look for solutions to these issues. Many problems have major financial implications, so a thorough awareness of sound commercial practice is important. People working in this field are concerned with naturally-occurring geological hazards, including earthquakes, landslides, volcanic eruptions and land erosion. They also address environmental problems, like waste disposal and groundwater contamination, and how to manage and access natural resources, such as groundwater, petroleum, coal and





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