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GEOS 122 - Natural Hazards

FC NSMA QFR
4 credits
This course is an introduction to geologic processes that affect people and society. We examine causes and characteristics of phenomena associated with earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslides, tsunamis, severe storms, floods, and several other hazards. We also investigate major historical events, evaluate regional risks, and discuss human contributions to different hazards, and potential ways to mitigate devastating consequences of future events. This course is open to non-majors.
This course is appropriate for new students.



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