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Natural Disasters

Earth And Planetary Sciences 131 - Spring 2021

Examination of the effects of natural hazards on landscapes of the Earth in general, as well as on populated areas specifically, through numerous case studies. Social, economic, and political consequences of natural disasters. Locations, particularly in the U.S.A., where disasters are likely to occur in the future. Nature of the hazards and what preparations are possible to minimize damage and the number of casualties. SP 2021: Remote instruction; synchronous with asynchronous options available.
Course Attributes: FA NSMBU SCIAR NSMAS NSM

Section 01

Natural Disasters
INSTRUCTOR: Wiens
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