Lecture_1_01-12-10_INTRO

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ISP203B (section 002) ISP203B (section 002) Natural Hazards and Disasters Natural Hazards and Disasters Professor : Brian A. Hampton Geological Sciences Dept. Geological Sciences Dept.
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Florida Louisiana Mexico GULF OF MEXICO Hurricane Katrina Approaching the Gulf Coast three years ago!
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Myanmar Cyclone, May 2008 >85,000 casualti
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Hurricane Gustev approaches Cuba – then ?
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Grand Forks, ND, April 19, 1997
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa Floods, Spring 2008
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Introduce yourself to a neighbor! Name Birthplace? Note what hazards you have experienced » Flood, tornado, earthquake, landslide, hurricane, volcanic eruption, wildfire … What was the most significant natural disaster you or someone you know has directly witnessed?
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Where Were you born? A. Eastern US B. Western US – Rockies & West C. Central US – except MI D. Michigan E. Other
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What was the most significant natural disaster you  or  someone you know  has directly witnessed? A. Flood B. Tornado C. Earthquake D. Hurricane E. Other
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Course Objectives 
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Unformatted text preview: After this course you should be able to: minimize your risks of being affected by natural hazards. make informed choices of where to live. realize how humans influence the chance of hazardous events. evaluate scientific issues in the media. understand the role of science in public policy. How do you contact me? Office: Room 14 Natural Science Bldg (Basement floor) Hours: Tuesday 1-2pm & Other times by appointment Email: bhampton@msu.edu Phone: 432-3595 If you are having any problems, see me! Textbook Natural Hazards and Disasters 2 nd edition Read the text material before class some in class activities will cover material before it is covered in lecture (material from the next lecture)! Lectures are designed to be collaborative with active student participation.- I welcome questions or comments during class. If you have a question, others likely are wondering the same thing....
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course ISP 203 taught by Professor Paquette during the Fall '08 term at Michigan State University.

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