Webinar: Introduction to Natural Hazards
Author: Michael Penzo
This Live Webinar course provides an introduction to natural hazards. The occurrences of natural disasters on a world scale are increasing. Natural disaster cause tremendous loss of life and/or property damage across the planet. Earthquakes, floods, cyclones (hurricanes) kill several million people each year, with an average worldwide loss of life of about 150,000 people. Annual average property damage exceeds $50 billion. Impact risks and their relation to humans and the environment, depending on the nature of hazards, are spatial and temporal in nature.
This Live Webinar course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:
- Overview of natural hazards and disasters
- Economic and human life impacts due to natural disasters
- Evaluation of risks and their potential harm to humans and the environment
Note: This is a live webinar delivered via GoToMeeting. Login instructions will be emailed to you 24-48 hours prior to the webinar and the morning of the webinar. If you have not received your instructions for any reason please call customer support the day of the event. Webinars are live and interactive and students will have the ability to directly interact with and ask questions of the presenter.
We provide technical courses for PDH credits that meet Board requirements for Professional Engineers, Geologists and Land Surveyors. This course is guaranteed to be accepted in AK, AL, AR, GA, IA, IL, ID, IN, KS, KY, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WI, WV, and WY. Before purchasing this course, please confirm that your state Board is listed above.