Richard Allen (Home Department: Earth and Planetary Science)
Tuesday and Thursday 11:00-12:30, 245 Li Ka Shing (3 units), Class number: 16032
This course is also listed as Earth and Planetary Science C20

• How close do you live to the fault? Check out the map at the link below.
• What is the chance of an earthquake this semester?
• What will be the impact on the Californian economy?

The goal of this class is to inform future leaders of our society about the various hazards associated with earthquakes and tsunamis. You will learn to evaluate scientific information, solve problems and influence policy through the use of case studies.

How close do you live to the fault? Open link in new window


Richard Allen

the Donald Sterling Noyce Prize for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching


This course may be used to satisfy the Physical Science breadth requirement in Letters and Science.