Geography
 

Landscapes of Disaster: An Introduction to Natural Hazards

Landscapes of Disaster: An Introduction to Natural Hazards
Exploring natural and social science of disturbances by analyzing causes, consequences, and role of human behavior in causing and mitigating natural disasters.
GEOG
110
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNone
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining GEOG 110
Course Outcomes: 

Dimensions of disasters

Define and categorize environmental hazards along several dimensions, and situate disasters within their physical and societal contexts

Application of scientific principles and reasoning

Use scientific principles and reasoning to evaluate environmental hazards, investigate the causes and consequences of disasters, and suggest appropriate mitigation and disaster reduction strategies

Interactions of Physical and Human Factors

Evaluate the physical, cultural, and socioeconomic factors influencing human vulnerability to disasters in a global context