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EESC 2207 Environmental Systems: Earthquakes (Spring: 2 )


Course Description

Earthquakes are among the most frightening and devastating of natural hazards, often resulting in catastrophic loss of life and property. Earthquakes are also among the most fascinating of natural phenomena. Although the basic global scale characteristics of earthquakes are well understood in the context of the theory of plate tectonics, considered in detail earthquakes are among the most complex and unpredictable of earth processes. This course is part of the Environmental Systems introductory sequence (EESC2201-EESC2208) for Environmental Geoscience majors.


Instructor(s): Alan Kafka

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 03-Feb-15