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Graduate Course Details
Number GLS 760
Title Geologic Hazards of North America
Credits 3.0
Prerequisites GLS100 or permission of the Instructor


Shake, rattle and roll could summarize the topics covered in this web-enhanced class of which the dynamic and dangerous Earth is the subject. Students learn about earthquakes, volcanic activity, tsunamis, landslides, floods and beach erosion through case studies, web-based homework completed on-line, in-class projects and assessments. Students will produce a web-page illustrating a geologically hazardous area.