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Attila Kilinc, University of Cincinnati-Main Campus;
After a brief introduction to volcanology students learn the relationships between plate boundaries and plate intriors and volcanism. Next seven major volcanic hazards and what can be done to mitigate them is ...
Using Data to Teach Earth ProcessesAn Illustrated Community Discussion at the 2003 Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America
Bill Prothero, University of California-Santa Barbara
William Prothero Univ of Calif Santa Barbara - This is a set of activities and an approach to using data in a large general education oceanography class. -
University of the Pacific - Earth System Science
Lydia K Fox, University of the Pacific
An introduction to the study of the Earth using a systems approach. The focus will be on the subsystems (geosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, biosphere) and the dynamic interactions between them. The approach will ...
Earthquakes and Volcanoes
Ignacio Pujana, University of Texas at Dallas, The
This is an interdisciplinary science course offered in an online format. A flexible approach based on programmed self-instruction, with frequent tests to monitor progress, substitutes for the usual lecture with ...
Introduction to Volcanology
Erouscilla Joseph, University of the West Indies
The course will introduce students to Plate tectonics and volcanoes; including the processes that takes place at active volcanoes (eruptive mechanisms, effusive and explosive volcanism); methods and instrumentation ...
Physical Geology for Non-Majors (actual title is "Our Geologic Environment")
Ben Laabs, SUNY College at Geneseo
This course is intended for non-science majors who have an interest in their physical environment. The course is designed to develop an understanding of the interaction of Earth processes, the environment, and the ...
Battle of Lava and Life: Crater Lake National Park and Newberry Volcanic National Monument
Drs. Jenny Thomson and John Buchanan, Department of Geology, 130 Science Building, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA 99004 (509) 359-2286; Drs. Suzanne Schwab and Robin O'Quinn, Department of Biology, ...
Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
Darrell Henry, Louisiana State University
This is a junior-level igneous and metamorphic petrology course that is meant to give students practical and theoretical backgrounds for identifying, classifying and interpreting igneous and metamorphic rocks, ...
Natural Hazards and Catastrophes
Alan Whittington, University of Missouri-Columbia
1 credit hour course for non-scientists, with no pre-requisites. Aims to improve quantitative and scientific literacy through applying simple skills to topics including global climate change, earthquakes, volcanoes ...
Introduction to Physical Geology
Ann Hadley, Manchester Community College
This course is an introduction to the principles governing the composition and structure of the Earth, and the study of land forms and geological processes on the surface and within the Earth. Topics include: rock ...