Tropical Environmental Hazards   [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog
   

GEOG 408 - Tropical Environmental Hazards


Examination of natural hazards with a focus on Southeast Asia. Tsunamis, monsoons, typhoons, flooding, droughts, and urban hazards are explored. Interactions among the following three major systems are analyzed with respect to shaping these hazards: the physical environment, social and demographic characteristics, and components of the built environment.

Prerequisites & Notes
PRQ: GEOG 101 or GEOG 105 or GEOG 306 or GEOL 120 or consent of the department.

Credits: 3

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