Coastal Processes, Hazards and Society

Quick Facts about Coastal Processes, Hazards and Society

The course is being offered at The Pennsylvania State University

  • Instructors: Ethan Davis (PSU);┬áDinah Maygarden (UNO) - Fall 2016
  • Course Structure: The lecture and lab parts of the course are both online
  • Instruction for UNO students are on Moodle.
  • Overview:

    This course will provide students with a global perspective of coastal landscapes, the processes responsible for their formation, diversity, and change over time, as well as societal responses to current changes in the coastal zones around the world. Active learning elements include analyzing real data sets and applying critical thinking and problem-solving skills to real-world coastal issues that affect human populations. Students will complete a capstone project in which they consider a real-world coastal issue.