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'''Hazards''' research is a branch of [[environmental geography]] that includes study of human-made (anthropogenic), environmental (natural), and blended disasters. Hazards frequently studied include: [[fire]], [[drought]], [[earthquake]]s, [[flood]]s, [[volcano]]es, [[hurricane]]s, [[tornado]]s, [[toxin]]s, [[pollution]], and more. This study is intricately tied to [[risk analysis]].
 
'''Hazards''' research is a branch of [[environmental geography]] that includes study of human-made (anthropogenic), environmental (natural), and blended disasters. Hazards frequently studied include: [[fire]], [[drought]], [[earthquake]]s, [[flood]]s, [[volcano]]es, [[hurricane]]s, [[tornado]]s, [[toxin]]s, [[pollution]], and more. This study is intricately tied to [[risk analysis]].
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==History==
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==Schools of thought==
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==External links==
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*The US Geological Survey[http://www.usgs.gov/hazards/ Natural hazards gateway]
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http://www.usgs.gov/hazards/
  
 
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Revision as of 11:53, 27 November 2007

Hazards research is a branch of environmental geography that includes study of human-made (anthropogenic), environmental (natural), and blended disasters. Hazards frequently studied include: fire, drought, earthquakes, floods, volcanoes, hurricanes, tornados, toxins, pollution, and more. This study is intricately tied to risk analysis.

History

Schools of thought

External links


http://www.usgs.gov/hazards/