GPGN 101 - Introduction To Geophysics: Geophysics And Society

Description
(I) This is a discovery course designed to introduce freshmen to the science of geophysics in the context of society and humans' interaction with the Earth. Students will explore geophysical measurements and characterization of earth properties and processes that have the greatest impact on the development of human civilization. Examples include characterizing earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, imaging energy resources deep within the earth, measuring the impacts of climate change on the ice sheets, and evaluation of water resources. 3 hours lecture; 3 semester hours.
Credits
3
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2019
Offered
MWF
Avg. Class Size
40
Avg. Sections
1