C.W. Post
Department of Earth and Environmental Science
 


Natural Disasters
Class Notes

Prof. V.J. DiVenere
Dept. of Earth and Environmental Science
C.W. Post Campus - Long Island University


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Natural Disasters Syllabus
Calculators
WebCT - Slide Shows & Quizzes
Library Resources
Other Course Sites - background review
GLY 1 - Physical Geology Notes
rocks, earthquakes, volcanoes, rivers, shorelines, etc.
ERS 1 - Earth Science 1 Notes
climate, weather, hurricanes, etc.
Class Lecture Outlines
Related Notes
lecture 1 - Sept 8
hazards & risk
energy sources for natural disasters

lecture 2 - Sept 15
global circulation
hurricanes

Atmospheric and Oceanic Circulation
Weather,
Midlatitude Cyclones, Hurricanes, etc.

lecture 3 - Sept 22
hurricane case studies
hurricane tracking and impact mitigation
midlatitude cyclones

lecture 4 - Oct 6
thunderstorms and tornadoes
lecture 5 - Oct 13
river flooding

lecture 6 - Oct 20
river flooding
(part 2)
coastal flooding

Midterm Exam - Oct 27

lecture 7 - Nov 3
coastal flooding

lecture 8 - Nov 10
coastal flooding
landslides
Mass Wasting updated 11/14

lecture 9 - Nov 17
landslides
earthquakes

lecture 10 - Nov 24
earthquakes

Projects Due
lecture 11 - Dec 1
earthquakes    tsunami    volcanoes

lecture 12 - Dec 8
volcanoes updated 12/14
Final Exam - Dec 15 at 2:00
Final Exam Review updated 12/14
Announcements - December 14, 2008

- lecture summaries are now complete - volcanoes notes have been expanded

- Final Exam Review is posted (above)

- Final Exam is officially scheduled for December 22, but class voted to change it to December 15