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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
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GEOS 113 - Natural Disasters with Laboratory

(4 S.H.)

An investigative exploration of significant geohazards impacting the Earth with emphasis on volcanoes, earthquakes, landslides and other hill slope failures, hurricanes, tornadoes and floods. Geologic processes governing each type of disaster are explored. Prediction, impacts and mitigation potential for each hazard are examined. Climate change, human influence on the impacts of a changing climate on weather-related disasters will be discussed. Meets GOAL 3 and GOAL 10. Grade only. Offered annually. Note: Students may enroll in either GEOS 113 or GEOS 103 - Natural Disasters , but they cannot earn credit for both courses.

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