Contacts: Michael Cordonnier, Professor of Earth Science or
Diana Strode, insturctor of Earth Science | http://www.cod.edu/people/faculty/strodedi/
Were you shocked by the tragic effects of tsunami waves in the Indian Ocean in 2004? Did you know that similar coastal effects can be caused not only by earthquakes but by submarine landslides, hurricanes, volcanic eruptions and even the impact of a large extraterrestrial object?
ES 1140 Fundamentals of Earth Science*:
Discover the causes of volcanoes, earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, and other earth phenomena! Analyze the interconnections among the sciences of geology, meteorology, astronomy and oceanography.
- 4 credit hours (3 lecture, 2 lab)
- Prerequisite: Math 0481 with a grade of C or better or a Math Placement Test score placing the student into Math 0482
Other Course Offerings in Oceanography and Earth Science:
- Adult Fast Track
- Center for Independent Learning (ES 1140)
- Honors Courses
- Field Studies Courses
*course meets physical science degree requirements for an Associate Degree
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