Feb 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Calendar Mount Royal University 
2023-2024 Academic Calendar Mount Royal University

GEOL 2153 - Natural Hazards and Disasters

Credit(s): 3
Lecture Hour(s): 3
Lecture Hours Schedule Type: Blended, Lecture, Online
An examination of natural disasters and a survey of important historical and recent disasters from a geologic perspective and their impacts on human populations. The physical nature of a wide range of geophysical hazards are examined including earthquakes; tsunami; volcanic eruptions; landslides; mudflows; flooding; climate change; drought; and extraterrestrial impacts. 

Recommended Preparation: GEOG 1101 , GEOL 1101 , or GEOL 1109 
GNED Cluster 1 - Tier 3, General Science Option