Teaching about Risk and Resilience Courses
These course descriptions have been submitted by faculty from a range of disciplines as part of the 2014 workshop: Teaching about Risk and Resilience.Help
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Vulnerable Populations & Disasters
Marc Settembrino, Southeastern Louisiana University
This course is designed to critically examine the relationship between social inequality and disaster vulnerability. Special emphasis will be placed on social theories of disaster vulnerability, research examining ...
Subject: Geoscience, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards, Environmental Science, Sociology, Geography, Environmental Science:Sustainability
Special Interest: Sustainability, Hazards, Student Selected Problem
Resources and Risks: Humans and the Physical Environment
This course draws upon the earth and environmental sciences to explore interactions between humans and the physical environment. Students use spatial and aspatial datasets (e.g., Google Earth, computer simulations, ...
Subject: Environmental Science:Sustainability, Geoscience:Geology:Environmental Geology, Environmental Science
Special Interest: Sustainability, Hazards
Natural Hazards and Disasters
Corrie Neighbors, University of California-Riverside
Natural Hazards and Disasters applies the basic principles of science to the recognition and analysis of natural hazards and the mitigation of related disasters. Students learn about the scientific causes and ...
Subject: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Floods/Fluvial Processes, Mass Wasting, Wildfires, Coastal Hazards, Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Hazards, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards, Natural Hazards:Volcanism, Environmental Science, Geoscience:Geology:Environmental Geology, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Earthquakes
Special Interest: Data, models, or simulations, Hazards, GIS
Living in a Hazardous Environment
Eric Kremers, Arkansas Tech University
Overview of emergency management systems with an analysis of the causes, characteristics, nature and effects of such disasters as avalanches, drought, earthquakes, epidemics, fires, flooding, hazardous materials, ...
Subject: Environmental Science, Geoscience:Geology:Environmental Geology, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards
Special Interest: Hazards
Introduction to Environmental Science
Kelly Bringhurst, Dixie State University
This course is an introduction to the field of environmental science, focusing on how an understanding of the natural world around us and the application of scientific method can help us address problems facing our ...
Subject: Environmental Science:Sustainability, Natural Hazards, Policy, Geoscience:Soils, Environmental Science:Soils and Agriculture, Environmental Science, :Forest Resources, Geoscience:Geology:Environmental Geology, Environmental Science:Energy
Special Interest: Hazards, Process of Science, Sustainability
Tej Gautam, Marietta College
This is a lecture course with a lab component. It is an interdisciplinary in nature and involves field visits and report writing.