EARTH 108 - When Earth Attacks: The Science Behind Natural Disasters
Section: 002
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Earth and Environmental Sciences (EARTH)
Department: LSA Earth & Environmental Sciences
Credits:
1
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS
Other:
Minicourse
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in EARTH 147 or GEOSCI 147.
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Class Misc Info:
Meets 03/05/18 - 04/17/18. (Drop/Add deadline=03/19/18.).
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Natural disasters, such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, tsunamis, landslides, floods, hurricanes, and tornadoes, can lead to thousands of fatalities and billions of dollars in economic damage. This course explores the science behind natural disasters, concentrating on our ability, or inability, to predict them, and how this affects public perception and policy. The course also addresses how natural disasters can lead to changes in both science and public policy.

EARTH 108 - When Earth Attacks: The Science Behind Natural Disasters
Schedule Listing
002 (LEC)
P
30900
Open
450
 
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TuTh 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Note: Half-term minicourse. Meets March 6 thru April 17. Final Exam on April 17 unless otherwise arranged. Drop/Add deadline March 19.
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