Earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, flash floods and landslides--just to name a few. Earth scientists work to understand these processes and mitigate their impacts.

MEAS offers a number of undergraduate classes dealing with Earth Hazards, including:

MEA 140  Natural Hazards

MEA 250 Introduction to Coastal Environments

MEA 300  Environmental Geology

MEA 451 Structural Geology

MEA 470  Introduction to Geophysics

It’s true - the Earth has a mean streak!


Devastation following the 2004 Peeks Creek slide in Macon County, NC.