Sep 24, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18 
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOG 4260 - Natural Disasters and Risk Management

Examination of a broad range of geographic issues and topics relating to natural hazards/disasters, while emphasizing the understanding of physical and social dynamics that must interact to produce hazards/disasters, the spatial and temporal distributions of various hazards, and policy options for disaster preparation and loss reduction. Topics include the physical dimensions of natural hazards/disasters, community attitudes and adjustments, economic and social impacts of natural hazards/disasters, risk assessment and management, and natural hazards/disasters and public policy.

Prerequisites & Corequisites: Prerequisite:  GEOG 1050 or GEOS 1500 or instructor approval.

Credits: 3 hours

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