2018-2019 Catalog 
    
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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GEOL 4 NATURAL DISASTERS


3 Units 3 hours lecture
Transfers: CSU, UC
Examines how human evolution, society, culture, and even where we choose to work and live, are dictated by natural hazards. The entire time scale from formation of the universe to the present earth system will be considered. The physical processes causing earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, tsunamis, floods, windstorms, and asteroid impacts will be described, along with the role played by these random, rapid processes in the geological and biological evolution of the planet.
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