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*The US Geological Survey[http://www.usgs.gov/hazards/ Natural hazards gateway]
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Revision as of 11:54, 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/