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Unformatted text preview: EOSC 114 The Catastrophic Earth - Natural Disasters Todays Topics: 1) Connections Between Disasters 2) A Disaster Scenario 3) Emergency Preparedness Agencies 1 Todays Learning Goals Synthesize your knowledge of individual disasters into a coherent understanding. Analyze your neighborhoods risk to various natural hazards, and recommend activities to mitigate some of the future risk. (Be proactive.) Critique your own and your familys preparedness. Design plans to better prepare, and implement them. (continued) By the end of this course, you should be able to: 2 Todays Learning Goals (continuation) Evaluate the actual situation when faced with a natural disaster, make decisions based on the available (often incomplete) info, and take well- reasoned action to survive. Make well-informed life decisions, such as where to live and work, who to vote for, how to best utilize your tax dollars. These will require you to synthesize your knowledge of natural disasters with broader societal issues. By the end of this course, you should be able to: These goals will be tested in the crucible of your own life. 3 What disasters can cause other disasters? 1. Connections Connections earthquakes volcanoes landslides waves storms meteor impact 4 earthquakes volcanoes landslides waves storms meteor impact Finding connections between phenomena increases your understanding....
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2010 for the course EOSC 114 EOSC 114 taught by Professor Stull during the Spring '10 term at The University of British Columbia.

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LastWeek-Day1s - EOSC 114 The Catastrophic Earth - Natural...

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