GEOL 105: Violent Earth

This course examines Earth as a dynamic planet, changing catastrophically through volcanoes, earthquakes, hurricanes, and meteoric impacts. The causes and effects of these phenomena will be addressed as well as their impact on human development.

Requisite: This course is not open to students with credit in or currently enrolled in GEOL 101, 109, or 111.

Required Text:

  • Hyndman and Hyndman, Natural Hazards and Disasters, 3rd edition (2011), ISBN 978-0538737524

View a sample course syllabus.

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