GEOSCI 107 - Volcanoes and Earthquakes
Section: 001
Term: WN 2009
Subject: Geological Sciences (GEOSCI)
Department: LSA Earth & Environmental Sciences
Requirements & Distribution:
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in GEOSCI 205, 146, or 147.
Class Misc Info:
Meets 1/7/09-2/20/09. (Drop/Add deadline=1/20/09.).
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

The earth in action; geography of earthquakes and volcanoes and catastrophic events in historic times; size and frequency of occurrence of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions; the products of volcanism, volcanic rocks, and volcanic and geologic activity through geologic time; volcanic exhalations and the evolution of the earth's atmosphere and oceans; the relationship of earthquakes and volcanoes to plate tectonics and the internal dynamics of the earth; and volcanism and geothermal energy, man-made earthquakes, and earthquake prediction and control.

GEOSCI 107 - Volcanoes and Earthquakes
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
TuTh 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Note: Meets January 8 thru February 19. Final Exam on February 19 unless otherwise arranged. Drop/Add deadline is January 14.
002 (LEC)
TuTh 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Note: Meets March 3 thru April 21. Final Exam on April 21 unless otherwise arranged. Drop/Add deadline is March 16.
NOTE: Data maintained by department in Wolverine Access. If no textbooks are listed below, check with the department.

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Hyndman, D. and Hydnman, D., Natural Hazards and Disasters, 2nd edition, 2009, Brooks/Cole Publishers, 555 p., ISBN-10: 0-495-31667-9.
ISBN: 0521537436
Natural hazards, Author: Bryant, Edward, Publisher: Cambridge Univ. Press 2006
Other Textbook Editions OK.
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