Dec 05, 2022  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22 [Archived Catalog]

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GEOG 3580 - Environmental Hazards


Systematic introduction to the concepts, problems, and methods that guide the identification and assessment of environmental risk with emphasis on natural hazards and their geophysical dimensions.

Requisites: 6 Hours in GEOG and (Jr or Sr)
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will develop a detailed understanding of hazard and risk assessment methodologies.
  • Students will gain significant knowledge of the geographical dimensions of environmental hazards and the role of hazard in shaping human-environmental interactions.
  • Students will understand the role of hazard assessment in spatial planning and environmental management.



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