Teaching about Risk and Resilience Real-world Examples
These real-world example descriptions have been submitted by faculty from a range of disciplines as part of the 2014 workshop: Teaching about Risk and Resilience.
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Ocean Acidification and the West Coast of North America
Richard Rueb, Clackamas Community College
Richard Rueb, Science, Clackamas Community College Summary The world's oceans are becoming increasingly acidic as a result of rising levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. The coastal waters of the West ...
Special Interest: Local Issue, Hazards, Sustainability, Global/National Issue
Land Locked Community Impacted From Sea Level Rise 6200 Miles Away: Teaching an Audience Centered Approach to Risk and Resilience in Environmental Displacement
Carrie Nelms, University of Arkansas Main Campus
Carrie Helgeson Nelms, Environmental Dynamics, University of Arkansas Main Campus Summary The World Bank in 2008 identified five main climate change threats which are: droughts, floods, storms, rising sea level, ...
Special Interest: Sustainability, Hazards, Global/National Issue