Feb 21, 2020  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-19 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-19 [Archived Catalog]

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GEOL 1350 - Natural Disasters


Analysis of threats associated with living on a dynamic planet. Focus on the origins and physical natures of hazardous geological events. Taught using case studies of actual disasters. Intended to convey how we can minimize our vulnerability to disasters by applying lessons learned from past earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, floods, landslides, and sinkhole collapses. Intended for science and nonscience majors seeking a basic understanding of geology and how it affects the human race.

Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 2AS
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I



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