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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

Programs

EAS 1108 Earth in the News

Course description

Provides an introduction to physical geology and earth systems science, especially through the lens of current media. Explores the scientific basis for informed decision-making regarding many timely environmental issues, including climate change; water resources; geologic hazards such as floods, earthquakes, and volcanoes; evolution and the history of life; and energy development. Several field trips are taken in the Ithaca area.

This course is open to all registrants, including undergraduates and Summer College students.

Classes

The next offering of this course is undetermined at this time.

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