Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020

GEO 111 Geological Hazards and Natural Disasters(SW)

3 hours. An introduction to geological hazards, their causes and the natural disasters that result. Processes at the surface of the Earth and in the atmosphere and hydrosphere. Geologic hazards that occur due to surface processes, including slope failure, stream and coastal flooding, severe weather events, wildfires, climate change and impacts. The Theory of Plate Tectonics, and the earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanoes produced as a result of tectonic processes. A full day fieldtrip is required. 

Credits

3

Prerequisite

MTH 020 or appropriate score on the CUNY Mathematics Assessment Test

Corequisite

GEO 112

Fees

Material Fee: $20

Distribution

Scientific World (FSWR)

Notes

A full day fieldtrip is required.