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Title : 12.103 Science and Policy of Natural Hazards (MIT)

Title : 12.103 Science and Policy of Natural Hazards (MIT)

Description : This course examines the science of natural catastrophes such as earthquakes and hurricanes and explores the relationships between the science of and policy toward such hazards. It presents the causes and effects of these phenomena, discusses their predictability, and examines how this knowledge influences policy making. This course includes intensive practice in the writing and presentation of scientific research and summaries for policy makers.

Description : This course examines the science of natural catastrophes such as earthquakes and hurricanes and explores the relationships between the science of and policy toward such hazards. It presents the causes and effects of these phenomena, discusses their predictability, and examines how this knowledge influences policy making. This course includes intensive practice in the writing and presentation of scientific research and summaries for policy makers.

Fromsemester : Spring

Fromsemester : Spring

Fromyear : 2010

Fromyear : 2010

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Date : 2010-12-08T13:44:26+05:00

Date : 2010-12-08T13:44:26+05:00

Relation : 12.103

Relation : 12.103

Language : en-US

Language : en-US

Subject : natural hazards

Subject : natural hazards

Subject : hazard risk assessment

Subject : hazard risk assessment

Subject : earthquake

Subject : earthquake

Subject : hurricane

Subject : hurricane

Subject : tornado

Subject : tornado

Subject : volcano

Subject : volcano

Subject : forecasting

Subject : forecasting

Subject : public policy

Subject : public policy

Subject : building codes

Subject : building codes

Subject : insurance regulation

Subject : insurance regulation

Subject : evacuation

Subject : evacuation

Subject : reconstruction

Subject : reconstruction