Brigham Young University-Idaho
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Field Trip to Explore Local Natural Disasters part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching about Risk and Resilience:Activities
All on-campus Natural Disasters students at BYU-Idaho (1200 - 1800 students per year) go on a field trip to develop field observation skills. We visit the Teton Dam, Henry's Fork caldera (part of the Yellowstone hot spot track), and 1959 Hebgen Lake earthquake area.
Resilience: The Teton Dam Disaster of 1976 part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching about Risk and Resilience:Real-World Examples
Robert Clayton, Geology, Brigham Young University-Idaho Summary On June 5, 1976, the 300-foot tall earthen Teton Dam in eastern Idaho failed, destroying several communities. The response and recovery of the ...
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Natural Disasters part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching about Risk and Resilience:Courses
Natural Disasters at BYU-Idaho is an interdisciplinary, case studies-based course about the risks, causes, effects, and mitigation of natural hazards. Via case studies, students examine issues in geology, ...