EAS 1220

EAS 1220

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

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.

When Offered Spring.

Distribution Category (OPHLS-AG, PBS-AS)

Outcomes
  • Understand the impact of natural hazards on society and its infrastructure.
  • Be able to analyze and interpret geological and geophysical datasets in the context of their role in hazard assessment.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENGRI 1220

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt