Natural Disasters: Confronting and Coping

From the course catalog:

An analysis of earthquakes, tsunami, floods, hurricanes and tornadoes, volcanic eruptions, landslides, asteroid impacts, and wildfires. Topics include: the current status of predicting disasters, how to minimize their impacts, public policy issues, the effect of disasters on the course of human history, and the record of past great disasters in myth and legend, rapid climate change, and what the future holds. Discussion sections will focus on utilizing GIS (Geographic Information Systems) to investigate disaster mitigation.

GEO105 ~ Fall 2011
18 Students


Fall 2012
13 Students



Fall 2013




Older site from fall 2008 includes campy videos.