in YOUR backyard?
This exciting course reviews the causes, characteristics, and case
histories of the natural disasters that have plagued human history.
Topics include earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslides, storms,
floods, giant sea waves, meteor impacts, climate changes, and mass
extinctions. Suggestions are made for avoiding geologic hazards.
Lectures are illustrated with photos that demonstrate the severity
of natural disasters. Students are introduced to Internet websites
that enable them to pursue any topic in greater detail in order
to more fully evaluate and prepare for natural events.
will be covering a lot of information, much of which will be new
to you. Plan on spending a few hours outside of class studying.
Please use any and all resources available to you: your textbook,
the internet, class lectures, myself.
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Disasters Classes Taught
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