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GEOL 470 : Neotectonics

Prerequisites: Senior standing or consent of instructor; GEOL 430.
Description: Principles of earthquake geology: plate tectonics, fault mechanics, basic seismology, geodesy, tectonic geomorphology, seismic hazard analysis, and case studies of large historical earthquakes. Paired with GEOL 770. Students who have completed GEOL 770 may not take GEOL 470 for credit. Classwork, 2 units; laboratory and fieldwork, 1 unit. (Plus-minus letter grade only.)
Units: 3
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