Title

GES428

Publication Date

2017

Course Name

Applied Geological Hazards

Abstract

Prerequisites: GES 201, GES 202, and GEG 325. GEG 425 recommended. Causes, risk assessment, and mitigation of geologic hazards in marine and terrestrial environments, including volcanos, earthquakes, tsunamis, shoreline erosion, flooding, subsidence, avalanches, landslides, mud and debris flows. Emphasis on identifying and modeling underlying natural and human-induced disturbances that result in hazards and delineating risk potential. Use of case studies to map and model hazards with consideration of mitigation options. Offered every fall semester.

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