Catalog Year : 2021-22


Geology

Geology


GEOL 4093 01 - Risk Assessment
Credits: 3.00
A multidisciplinary investigation into the major societal issue of increasing impacts of natural hazards. Examines property damage and loss of life caused by geologic hazards (earthquakes, landslides, volcanoes), meteorological hazards (hurricanes, tornadoes, floods), and others (fires, technological hazards, biohazards). A major focus will be on social science issue of planning, politics, economics and their control on management of high hazard areas, vulnerability assessments, and mitigation.

Lecture: 3.00
College: Coll of Arts/Cult.& Sci Inq.
Department: Natural Sciences
Campus Carrollton Campus
Start Date JAN 09, 2021 End Date MAY 11, 2021
Days Taught MON WED Time of Day 08:00 am - 09:15 am Location CALLAWAY BUILDING SCIENCE 205
Instructor(s):David M. Bush Open Seats:17 of 24 as of 01/24/2022 06:55:56
Additional Information: Instructional Method: Technology enhanced (T)