PGEOG 36300 - Environmental Hazards
The course, in response to actual and potential hazards, either natural or anthropogenic in origin, will investigate the processes that link fundamental social development to environmental processes that are influenced by human activities. Natural hazards, in many cases, augment the environmental fragility of our society and the consideration of environmental hazards needs to be incorporated into management of climate variability, storms, droughts, floods, earthquakes, etc. An aim is to seek preventive measures and find solutions to act on environmental hazards on national and international levels.
prereq: PGEO 13000 or equiv. prereq or coreq: PGEOG 13000 or equiv.
3 hrs 3 cr.