EARTH 107 - Volcanoes and Earthquakes
Winter 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Earth and Environmental Sciences (EARTH)
Department: LSA Earth & Environmental Sciences
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Requirements & Distribution:
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in EARTH 205 or 146 or 147; or GEOSCI 205 or 146 or 147.
Waitlist Capacity:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:


  • The Earth in action
  • geography of earthquakes and volcanoes and catastrophic events in historic times
  • size and frequency of occurrence of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions
  • the products of volcanism, volcanic rocks, and volcanic and geologic activity through geologic time
  • volcanic exhalations and the evolution of the Earth's atmosphere and oceans
  • the relationship of earthquakes and volcanoes to plate tectonics and the internal dynamics of the Earth
  • and volcanism and geothermal energy, man-made earthquakes, and earthquake prediction and control.

Course Requirements:

Exams will be online in Canvas.


EARTH 107 - Volcanoes and Earthquakes
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
MW 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Note: Half-term minicourse. Meets January 05 thru February 23. Final Exam on February 23 unless otherwise arranged. Early Drop/Add Deadline: January 17.
002 (LEC)
 In Person
TuTh 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Note: Half-term minicourse. Meets March 07 thru April 19. Final Exam on April 19 unless otherwise arranged. Drop/Add deadline March 21.

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