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Last approved: Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:04:27 GMT

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Geography (GEOG)
GEOG
2137
Environmental Hazards
Environmental Hazards
Fall 2016
3
Course Type
Lecture
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40

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Examination of environmental hazards with an emphasis on physical geography, economics, and the basics of geographic information systems (GIS).
1. Recognizethe role of humans in turning natural hazards into disaster 2. Identify the core scientific principles of each natural hazard 3. Learn tools to help facilitate decision making under conditions of risk and uncertainty 4. Develop basic skills in geographic information systems to help us to systematically evaluate the risks we face
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Course Attribute
CCAS - GCR:Social & Behavioral
ESIA-Anth/Geog/PubH (Pre2010)
ESIA-Global PH Conc (2010)
ESIA-IntlEnvSt Conc (2010)
ESIA-Global PH Conc (Pre 2010)
ESIA-IntEnvRes Conc (Pre 2010)
ESIA-Anth/Geog (2010)
Sustainability Track A

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