Geography: Natural Hazards and Disasters
- Geography of Natural Hazards and Disasters is a course that examines the natural phenomena that threaten human populations, infrastructure and the environment.
- The course will cover a range of topics including but not limited to earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, wildfires, floods, tornadoes, hurricanes, droughts, and pandemics.
- Students will learn about the physical processes that cause natural hazards, and how they are affected by human activities and climate change.
- The course will also examine the impacts of natural hazards on society, including the human and economic costs and the effectiveness of disaster management strategies.
- By the end of the course, students will have a comprehensive understanding of natural hazards and disasters, including their causes, impacts, and management.
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