Geography (GEOG) - At Risk: The Geography of Environmental Hazards

GEOG 4437  At Risk: The Geography of Environmental Hazards


GEOG 2226


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




In this course, students become familiar with an analytical framework that shows how natural and social worlds intersect and lead to disasters. Examples include historical and contemporary case studies of hazards, such as earthquakes, floods, droughts pandemics and climate change. Finally, students analyze a hazard that has taken place using the framework mentioned above, or develop an analysis of potential hazard(s) from their own region.

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