Summer 2021 - GEOG 312 C100
Geography of Natural Hazards (4)
Class Number: 1221
Delivery Method: Distance Education
Course Times + Location:
Exam Times + Location:
Jun 21, 2021
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
Aug 11, 2021
8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
Prerequisites:One of GEOG 100, 104 or 111 or one of EASC 101 or 104.
An exploration of human response to our hazardous Earth. The dynamic causes of natural hazards such as earthquakes, hurricanes, landslides and floods will be illustrated. Students will gain an appreciation for how humans perceive, predict, and recover from hazards and how their effects may be reduced. Breadth-Social Sci/Science.
- Participation 10%
- Assignments 25%
- Geoscapes Term Project 15%
- Midterm Exam 20%
- Final Exam 30%
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