Description
ADV GEOHAZARDS & RISK MGMNT
The geological and natural processes that affect the human environment in catastrophic ways are examined in this class in terms of science, prediction, mitigation, avoidance and the policy/safety issues involved. These problems commonly result from human activity modifying and impinging the natural geologic processes. Detailed topics covered include the four primary hazards that are common in the united states: earthquakes, hurricanes, wildfires, and flooding.
Details
Grading Basis
Grad LG/SNC Basis
Units
3
Component
Lecture - Required
Offering
Course
GEOL 2640
Academic Group
Dietrich Sch Arts and Sciences
Academic Organization
Geology and Environmental Sci
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Typically Offered
Spring