Volcanos, Windows into the Deep Earth

GEOL 0160E S01 [CRN: 16956]

Examines the physical and chemical principles controlling the generation of volcanoes and their different styles of eruption. Investigates where and why volcanoes occur, and what volcanic lavas can tell us about the composition and evolution of the Earth and other planets. Evaluates volcanic hazards and their environmental impacts and the economic benefits and cultural aspects of volcanism. Two-day field trip. Enrollment limited to 20 first year students. FYS
Fall 2017
10:30 - 11:50 Tue, Thu - from Sep 6, 2017 to Dec 21, 2017