GEOL-220 - Environmental Geology and Natural Hazards

Minimum Credits: 3 Length: 90 hours Prerequisites: GEOG 101, GEOL 105, or GEOL 106 Delivery Method: On-campus Cost: $365.28 Lab Fees: $83.73 Total: $449.01 Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course Outlines/GEOL220.pdf

This course examines the nature of a variety of natural hazards including events such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslides, river flooding, severe weather, wildfire, and hurricanes. Current methods of analysis, prediction and mitigation are investigated. Laboratory activities concentrate on working from real-life situations in order to draw conclusions about natural hazard issues.