Jun 28, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GEOG 3940 - Technological Hazards in the Environment

Credit Hours 3
Description: Environmental hazards introduced into the environment as a byproduct of technology are examined including: air, pollution, water, terrestrial pollution, nuclear and industrial accidents. Emphasis is placed on the role of technology in altering natural processes and how society copes with increasing risks posed to life, limb, and property. Lecture will examine technological hazards as existing and evolving threats and global social, economic and environmental security.