Courses of Study 2019-2020 
    Oct 21, 2020  
Courses of Study 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EAS 1220 - [Earthquake!]

(crosslisted) ENGRI 1220  
(OPHLS-AG, PBS-AS)      
Spring. Next Offered: 2020-2021. 3 credits. Student option grading.

L. Brown.

Explores the science of natural hazards, their societal impacts, and means of mitigation. The focus is on earthquakes, volcanoes, and tsunami, but hurricanes, severe weather, climate change, landslides, wildfires, and the threat of extinction from a future impact by an extraterrestrial body are also considered.

Outcome 1: Understand the impact of natural hazards on society and its infrastructure.

Outcome 2: Be able to analyze and interpret geological and geophysical datasets in the context of their role in hazard assessment.

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