0.5 unit(s) Geohazards explores the geological and societal causes of death and destruction by earthquakes, landslides, floods, volcanoes, storms, and avalanches around the world. Students explore basic earth processes and learn how the Earth and its inhabitants interact in dangerous ways because people repeatedly fail to appreciate Earth’s power. Jill Schneiderman.
Not offered in 2017/18.
Two 75-minute periods during the first six weeks of the semester.