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EESC 1168 Environmental Geosciences: Earth Processes and Risks (Fall/Spring: 3 )

Course Description

This course will explore the dynamic processes operating on and within the earth and how those processes can impact humans. We will explore the nature of natural disasters, including river and coastal flooding, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, landslides, severe storms, climate changes, and bombardment by rare extraterrestrial objects. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the current science used to predict the occurrences of these disasters, how accurate those predictions are, and the associated mitigation practices.

Instructor(s): The Department

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:

Comments: This course may be taken independently of EESC1167.

Last Updated: 21-Feb-18