Brittany Brand

Geosciences

Boise State University

Workshop Leader, Website Contributor

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Course Modules (4)

Map Your Hazards! – Assessing Hazards, Vulnerability and Risk part of Map your Hazards!
The Map Your Hazards module provides students an interactive mechanism to engage in place-based exploration of natural hazards, social vulnerability, risk and the factors that shape their communities perception of ...

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Unit 1: Hazards, vulnerability and risk part of Map your Hazards!
Students will identify and apply credible geologic and social science data sets to identify local hazards and vulnerable groups and structures, and assess risk for their community.

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Unit 2: Perception of hazards, vulnerability and risk part of Map your Hazards!
Students will collect and analyze relevant social data on individual and community knowledge, risk perception and preparedness within their local social networks.

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Unit 3: Translating the Message part of Map your Hazards!
Students will identify potential stakeholders and assess the importance of communication and interaction among these groups to make recommendations on how to define and develop prepared communities.

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Activity (1)

VEPP: Part 1: Volcanic Hazards and Risk; Part 2: Monitoring an Active Volcano part of NAGT:Teaching Resources:Volcano Exploration Project: Pu`u `O`o:Examples
Please contact the author if you have questions, concerns or suggestions. This is an applied in-class exercise designed to have students evaluate monitoring data. The students, broken into groups of 4, will ...