Natural Hazards

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2019
Subject Name: 
Geosciences
Course Number: 
510
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
Natural hazards as interaction of extreme geophysical events and the spatial organization of human activities. Topics include earthquakes, floods, drought, landslides, volcanic eruptions, hurricanes, and tornadoes. Policy and economic implications of hazards, risk assessment, hazard mapping. Some prior experience of scientific subjects recommended.
Comments: 
Previous Geology or Geography course, or permission of the instructor.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
15212

Course Sections

Natural Hazards
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 3.0 Michele Cooke-Andresen cooke@geo.umass.edu TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM Morrill Sci. Ctr. (II) rm 129