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4050W. Geoscience and Society

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: GSCI 1050 or 1051; at least two 2000-level or above GSCI courses one of which may be taken concurrently; ENGL 1007 or 1010 or 1011 or 2011; or instructor consent; open to juniors or higher.

Grading Basis: Graded

Application of fundamental geological principles to issues of concern to society such as global climate change; wildfires; drought and water resources; earthquake, volcano, and tsunami hazards; medical geology; energy resources; sustainability; and coastal processes.

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