Teaching

University of California, Davis:

GEL 036. The Solar System (4 units):
Spring Quarter 2019

Nature of the sun, moon, and planets as determined by recent manned and unmanned exploration of the solar system.Comparison of terrestrial, lunar, and planetary geological processes. Search for life on other planets. Origin and evolution of the solar system. (Former course 113-113G.) GE credit: SE, VL, WE.

GEL 001. The Earth (4 units):
Summer II 2019

Introduction to the study of the Earth. Earth’s physical and chemical structure; internal and surface processes that mold the Earth; geological hazards and resources. Not open to students that have taken GEL 050; only 2 credits for students who have taken GEL 002. GE. credit: SE, SL

GEL 017. Earthquakes and Other Earth Hazards (2 units):
Fall 2019, Summer Session 1 & II 2019, Fall 2018, Summer Session I & II 2018, Fall 2017, Summer Session II 2017, Summer Session II 2016

Covers impacts of earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanoes, landslides, floods, and atmospheric hazards, such as hurricanes, on humans, structures, and the environment.  Discussion of the causes and effects of disasters and catastrophes, and on prediction, preparation, and mitigation of natural hazards. UC Davis Gen. Ed. credit: SE, SL.