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Poll: The Coming Water Revolution Seminar


On Thursday April 12, the author of “The Big Thirst“, Charles Fishman, will present a public seminar in the Kellogg Center (Centennial Room, 3:30-4:30). ISP203B class will be canceled this day; your attendance at this seminar is entirely voluntary. Please … Continue reading

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Class organization


The first 8 weeks of the semester are designed to learn basic concepts in regular lectures, equipment demos, and computer exercises. After Spring Break you will conduct a group project, performing survey planning, data collection and analysis, and a poster … Continue reading

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Course objectives


Explain basic concepts behind different geophysical methods. Use Excel & simple modeling software to predict results. Make informed choices of which method to use for specific problems. Learn to operate diverse suite of geophysical equipment. Independently conduct a field project, … Continue reading

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Move the date of Midterm 2 from Thursday March 17 to Tuesday March 22?


If you object to moving the date, please send me an email with the reason.

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Poll: Are you planning to blog for this class?


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Welcome to the blog for ISP203B


Welcome to the blog for ISP203B, a class on Natural Hazards and Disasters taught at Michigan State University. Section 2 in Spring 2011 is taught by Remke van Dam, Assistant Professor in the Department of Geological Sciences. This blog will … Continue reading

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