Geology and Environment
Cod: 21055
Department: DCET
Scientific area: Earth Sciences
Total working hours: 156
Total contact time: 26

This course unit focuses themes concerning the origin of some geological resources and the problems inherent to their use and overexploitation.

  1. Geology
  2. Geological Resources

Being able to analyse and discuss themes concerning the origin of geological resources and the consequences of their increased exploitation.

Man as a geological agent. Soils and agricultural resources. Water resources. Energy resources. Mineral resources.

FREITAS, M. C. (2005). Geologia e Ambiente: recursos geológicos. Universidade Aberta, Manual 293.


Continuous assessment is privileged: 2 digital written documents (e-folios) during the semester (40%) and a final digital test, Global e-folio (e-folio G) at the end of the semester (60%). In due time, students can alternatively choose to perform one final exam (100%).