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Summer 2022
Dec 10, 2023
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GEOG 16334 - The Geography of Natural Disasters
There are thousands of examples in which the forces of nature have suddenly claimed human lives and destroyed manmade constructions on a large scale. This course will introduce the nature, causes, risks, effects, and prediction of natural disasters including earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslides, subsidence, global climate change, severe weather, coastal erosion, floods, mass extinctions, and meteorite impacts. It will cover geologic principles and case histories of natural disasters and human responses (societal impact, mitigation strategies, and public policy).
3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Geography, Plng & Sustainablty Department

Course Attributes:
Catalog Course, Undergrad Lvl crses 0-499

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