University of California-Riverside
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Evaluating natural hazards data to assess the risk to your California home part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching about Risk and Resilience:Activities
Students use a series of maps and natural hazard data to evaluate the risk to a building structure of their choice in the state of California. For each hazard, students rate the potential risk in two dimensions: (1) Probability - probability that a hazardous event "may" occur, and (2) Severity of Impact - the size of the impact in terms of cost and impact on human health.
Natural Hazards and Disasters part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching about Risk and Resilience:Courses
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 ...
Tsunami scenario affecting California coastal communities (USGS SAFRR project) part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching about Risk and Resilience:Real-World Examples
Corrie Neighbors, University of California, Riverside Summary Los Angeles is known for earthquake, wildfire, and mass movement (mudslide) hazards, but less emphasis has been placed on preparing for tsunamis. ...