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GEOG 311 - Natural Events & Human Disasters - Fall 2017

Explores how various Earth processes create hazards for humans in different regions. Topics include but are not limited to: earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, tsunami, floods, landslides, hurricanes, drought, famine and disease. Lectures will focus on: (1) the causes of dangerous natural events, (2) how the physical geography of a region affects its vulnerability, (3) historic human impacts, and (4) how people in different regions perceive and mitigate risk from these events.
This course may not be repeated for credit.

Hours

  • H(3-0)

Antirequisite(s)

  • Geography 311 is not open to students with credit in Geography 397.07.

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