GSIs: See bSpace assignments or contact GSI directly
- Lecture attendance: Tue Thu 11am 105 Stanley Hall
- Assignments to be completed approximatly every two weeks.
- Two field trips to explore the Hayward fault and slow-moving landslides in Berkeley. Each lasts ~2 hr and multiple times will be offered.
Field trip info.
"Earthquakes" by Bruce Bolt. Published by Freeman.
The textbook website
also has some useful study aids including the Flashcards for each chapter.
25% - Assignments
15% - Field Trip Reports
15% - Midterm I*
15% - Midterm II*
30% - Final*
No late work will be accepted unless with the prior approval of an instructor.
No electronic submissions will be accepted unless with the prior approval of an instructor.
Website - http://earthquakes.berkeley.edu/eps20
Includes information about the course, syllabus and additional resources.
None - this class is intended for non-scientists and scientists alike.
EPS 20 is a 3 credit course.
EPS 20 fulfills the Physical Science breadth requirement.
Introduction to earthquakes, their causes and effects. General discussion of basic principles and methods of seismology and geological tectonics, distribution of earthquakes in space and time, effects of earthquakes, and earthquake hazard and risk, with particular emphasis on the situation in California.
See the objectives webpage for a more detailed description.