PH 123 - Natural Hazards

Overview

Course Title

Natural Hazards

Department(s)

Description

This course examines natural hazards and their evidence, including statistics, underlying scientific principles, current prediction skills, and planning solutions for risk assessment and management. Topics include the external energy flow from the Sun; Earth's energy flow causing wild fires, earthquakes, volcanoes, tornados, and tsunami; gravity effect on landscape features such as snow, ice, and flooding; and possible impacts by asteroids and comets having major effects on life.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Undergraduate

Requirement Designation

Flexible Core - Scientific World

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Requisites

None

Course Schedule

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