Course Collection

These course descriptions have been submitted by faculty from a range of disciplines. The courses address various ways of teaching about Coastal Hazards, Risk, and Environmental Justice.


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GEO 111/GEO 112 Geologic Hazards and Natural Disasters Lecture and Laboratory
Alan Benimoff, CUNY City College
GEO 111 Lecture Class: An introduction to geologic hazards, their causes and the natural disasters that result. Processes at the surface of the Earth and in the atmosphere and hydrosphere. Geologic hazards that ...

Earth and the Environment
Laura Ruhl, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
This is an interdisciplinary introductory level undergraduate course that explores various aspects of environmental geology, as well as introducing basic geologic concepts.

Introduction to Emergency Management
Mark Kerrin, Edward Waters College
This course presents the theories, principles, and approaches to emergency management. An analysis of past disasters will be presented along with their impacts on policy formation leading up to the current FEMA ...

Environmental Risks and Hazards
Jennifer Haney, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
This course explores the human and environmental contributions to the generation and management of risks and hazards originating from extreme natural events and technological failures. Contemporary public policy ...

Coastal Processes, Hazards, and Society
diane maygarden, University of New Orleans
This online course will provide students with a global perspective of coastal landscapes, the processes responsible for their formation, diversity, and change over time, as well as societal responses to current ...

FRSM100 - Katrina Interdisciplinary Research Course
George Middendorf, Howard University
Interdisciplinary Approaches to Undergraduate Research is an undergraduate course designed to equip students to understand not only how research works, but the context in which it is produced and used. Adopting a ...

Geologic Hazards Geos 355
Jochen Nuester, California State University-Chico
This course melds the scientific basis of natural phenomena that become deadly hazards with the geopolitical climate that shapes culture. Explores the imbalance of energy on the Earth vs. human fallacy in ...