- Introduction: The New Catastrophism
- Hazards: Tectonic
- Hazards: Hydrological and Atmospheric
- Hazards: Tech and Bio
- Himalayas and climatic hazards
- Paradigms & Approaches: Vulnerability, Risk & Adaptation
- Approaches: Political Ecology
- Case Study: Reflections on 2015 Nepal earthquake
- Case Study: Climate Change Adaptation Bangladesh
- Case Study: Fire in the Australian Landscape
- Standard Media
- Web links
- Online assignment submission
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
No eligibility requirements
No special requirements
Examination of climatic, geomorphic, geologic and biologic natural hazards in the context of sustainable development. The level of risk, and vulnerability and adaptation to select hazards are examined at the global, regional and local scale. The spatial distribution, severity of hazard impacts and strategies to minimize vulnerability are examined in the context of climate change, sustainable development, public policy and the vulnerability of communities in both less developed countries and more developed countries.
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- Report (50%)
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