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Seismic Hazard
Seismo Lab
Earth & Planetary
UC Berkeley


Welcome to the Summer 2014 Earthquakes class
The first class meeting will be at 12:30pm on Tuesday, May 27th in 60 Evans Hall.

About this class...

  • How close do you live to the fault? check out the map
  • What is the chance of an earthquake this semester?
  • What will be the impact on the Californian economy?

    The goal of this class is to inform future leaders of our society about the various hazards associated with earthquakes and tsunamis. You will learn to evaluate scientific information, solve problems and influence policy through the use of case studies.

    EPS 20 is a 3 credit course, there are no prerequisites and the class fulfills the Physical Science breadth requirement. The class is intended for all students interested in earthquakes, their impact on our society and how we deal with them. Students taking this class come from the the humanities, social sciences, sciences, engineering, business and law.