On Thursday, May 28, Davidson College will conduct a full-scale campus emergency exercise in conjunction with Davidson Police, Davidson Fire Department, Cornelius Fire Department, Mount Mourne Fire Department and Mooresville Fire Department.
The event will occur on the main campus area, and the college asks that the general public avoid the area as much as possible from 9 a.m. until noon. The event will include the presence of emergency vehicles, equipment and personnel.
The exercise is part of regular emergency preparedness activities the college performs every year.
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A detailed survey of processes in surface geology including weathering, soils, landslides, stream systems, glaciers, and climate as well as differences between these processes in various environments. The class will split time between learning and discussion of geomorphic principles and practicing them in the field. The class will be roughly based around the collection of new field data for an overarching class project.
Students entering 2012 and after: satisfies the Natural Science distribution requirement.
Students entering before 2012: satisfies Natural Sciences and Mathematics distribution requirement.
Satisfies depth or breadth course requirement in the Natural Science Track of the Environmental Studies major or interdisciplinary minor.
ENV 120 or ENV 201 or instructor permission.