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GEOHAZARDS AND NATURAL DISASTERS

General ElectiveNatural ScienceGeneral Transferable Electives

Course Description
A study of the causes, impacts, and mitigation of natural disasters. Topics may include earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanism, floods, landslides, subsidence and expansive soils, coastal hazards, tornadoes and other severe weather, hurricanes and extratropical cyclones, wildfires, global climate change, and meteor impacts and space weather. Appropriate for non-science and science majors. May include optional field trip.

Course Details

Contact Hours

Credits: 5.0

Max Credits: 5.0
Lecture: 50
Total: 50

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 Item #  Year Quarter  Instructor Syllabus Additional Files
5813 Spring 2020 Bush, Thomas
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