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GEOL 308 - Earthquakes


This course is a qualitative survey of the causes, effects and dynamics of local and global earthquakes. Topics include wave propagation, earth structure, the global distribution of earthquakes, faulting mechanisms, earthquake magnitude, earthquake prediction and seismic hazard. Emphasis is placed on the investigation of earthquake behavior through case studies of historical earthquakes.

Prerequisites & Notes: GEOL 211 or GEOL 211A or SCED 202; and MATH 114 or higher.
Credits: 3
Grade Mode: Letter
GUR Attributes: SCI



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