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Unformatted text preview: classifying hazards as natural or anthropogenic; natural: geophysical/biological anthropogenic-human caused(nukes) types of natural hazards; geophysical: meterological/geomorphic biological: floral/faunal types of anthropogenic hazards; nukes, accidents cause of hazards in nature, society, and technology; classifying hazards by space-time parameters; freq, duration, areal extent, speed of onset, spatial dispersion, temporal spacing pervasive-intensive continuum for hazards; historical trends in hazard outcomes during 20th century; more ppl living in hazard areas construction, econ, material; loss of life decreases, econ loss increases...
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This note was uploaded on 12/26/2011 for the course GEOG 5 taught by Professor Montello during the Fall '07 term at UCSB.
- Fall '07