Geological Disasters

ENV S 111 XW Cross Listed: GEOL

This is a Second Half term course.

Course Description

Introduction to the catastrophic geologic processes that disrupt ecosystems and human activity. Discussion of earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, landslides, and floods, with emphasis on the roles of plate tectonics, and the hydrologic cycle, and humans in driving these phenomena. Hazard assessment, prediction, and effects on humans and the environment.

1 credits


Instructor Contact

Chris Harding

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