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Earthquakes and California: Geology's Dynamic Duo

Course Number: GEO X440.4

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0.5 units

This introductory course addresses the basics of California earthquakes. Topics include:

  • Why quakes happen here so frequently
  • How temblors are measured and compared
  • Case studies of famous quakes in California
  • Projections of the effects of the next "Big One" on the San Andreas Fault, and the San Jacinto Fault
  • Some recommended steps for earthquake preparation

Prerequisites

No Prerequisites for this course

Applicable Certificates

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