* GEO 103 (STL)
An introduction to natural (and some society-induced) hazards and the importance of public understanding of the issues related to them. Emphasis is on the geological processes that underlie the hazards, with some discussion of relevant policy issues. Principal topics: Earthquakes, volcanoes, landslides, tsunami, hurricanes, floods, meteorite impacts, global warming. Intended primarily for non-science majors.
Sample reading list:
Abbott, Patrick, Natural Disasters, McGraw Hill,8th ed.
Approximately 30 pages of reading from Abbott's "Natural Disasters" each week. Pre-lab assignments and lab reports typically require 2-4 hours/week.
Mid Term Exam - 25%
Final Exam - 30%
Lab Reports - 25%
Class/Precept Participation - 20%
Must pass lab to pass course. Each student is also required to obtain an I-Clicker used for the class participation part of the course.
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