2 - GEOL 0820 Ramsey Natural Disasters Spring, 2011 LECTURE...

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GEOL 0820 Ramsey Natural Disasters Spring, 2011 LECTURE #2: The Earth System: Energy Sources for Disasters Date: 11 January 2011 * NOTE: RECITATION SECTIONS DO NOT MEET UNTIL THE WEEK OF JAN 17 th * I. Review from last class syllabus details o website: http://ivis.eps.pitt.edu/courses/geol0820/ ± contains all information about the class, course notes, etc. ± notes go online about 11am – 12pm the day of the lecture ¾ I can not put them up earlier so either print them out in the few hours before class or bring a laptop and access them during class ¾ also not everything I have in my powerpoint file appears in the notes that is why it is beneficial to come to class! geohazard vs. natural disaster o natural disaster: a geohazard interaction with human activity causing loss of life and property o why the human element so critical? ± population growth and relocation patterns goal of studying natural disasters o try to reduce (mitigate) the hazards through: ± scientific study, population education, changes in engineering/building practices, and the developmentment of management plans and hazard response scenarios II. Today: Time Scales
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