Title Environmental Geology of Los Angeles
Description Lecture, three hours; discussion, two hours; field trips. Geologic hazards and natural resources of greater Los Angeles region. Topics include Los Angeles geologic hazards such as earthquakes, landslides, and floods; Southern California oil fields; gold and gem mining in region; local beach processes; and Los Angeles water resource problems. Field trips to San Andreas fault, California aqueduct, active landslides, and historic gold mines. P/NP or letter grading.
Units 4 units
Course Days Monday Wednesday Friday
Time 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
Location 3656 Geology
Level Undergraduate
Course ID 178027200
Type Lecture
Instructor Axel Schmitt
Email axel@oro.ess.ucla.edu
Phone 310-206-5760