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Hazards & Risks of Earthquakes and Volcanoes

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This course synthesizes scientific investigations, earthquake engineering, and social issues. We emphasize earthquakes because of our geologic location, but I include volcanoes because volcanic hazards afflict other parts of the western U.S. and many heavily populated parts of the world. Besides, earthquakes and eruptions share many aspects of forecasting, preparation, and recovery.