Classes » GEOL 114, Fall 2015
Earth's Natural Disasters
An introduction to the causes and effects of natural disasters, in Canada and around the world. The course surveys the geologic (solid earth, oceanic and atmospheric) understanding of hazards such as earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, avalanches and floods, hurricanes and tornadoes, droughts and wildfires, extraterrestrial impacts and mass extinctions. The history and socio-economic effects, as well as possible prediction and risk management, are studied in light of the human capacity/requirement for stewardship of our planet Earth.
Deacon Dileep Athaide
- Mondays, 09:00 to 12:00, Rm 100
This tuition applies to domestic full-time students. Tuitions for international, senior, and auditing students may vary.