Oct 30, 2020  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [NOTE!!!! THIS IS AN ARCHIVED CATALOG. FOR THE CURRENT CATALOG, GO TO CATALOG.NIU.EDU]

GEOG 507 - Technological Hazards


Study of the spatial problems associated with technological (human-made) hazards and the geographic scope of their impacts on human activities and the environment. Spatial dimension of risk and the role of geospatial information in mitigation, emergency response, planning, and management. Examination of the social and cultural contexts associated with technological hazards and regulatory issues in risk management. Emphasis on risk perception, risk analysis, hazard assessment and hazard management from geospatial and cultural perspectives. Lecture and laboratory.

Prerequisites & Notes
PRQ: GEOG 557 or consent of department.

Credits: 3