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Earth Sciences (ERTH)

Department of Earth Sciences
Faculty of Science

ERTH 1003 [0.5 credit]

Natural Disasters

Physical characteristics and causes of natural disasters of geological origin such as volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, tsunami, landslides and meteor impacts. Discussion on historical perspective, societal impact and mitigation strategies. Emphasis on Canadian case histories.
Available only as free elective in Science programs.
Lectures three hours a week.

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