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Catalog 2019-2020 
Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GEOL 310 - Natural Disasters and Human Impacts

Introduces geologic catastrophes, such as earthquake, volcanic eruption, landslide, tsunami, severe weather, flood, and wildfire, with emphasis on the relationship between humans and natural hazards. Examine physical processes that cause these natural Earth events. Discussion of historical events and societal impacts. Students will assess risk and evaluate mitigation alternatives.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): (Prereq: GE  Areas A1 and A2 and  A3 and B4 with a C- or better)
General Education: UDB Integrated Scientific Inquiry and Quant Reason
Typically Offered: Periodically offered

Units: 3