EAS 1108 Earth in the News
This course is only offered in the Summer Session.
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.