Hazard Areas Definition and Risk Notification: Smart Growth and Hazard Mitigation
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This class describes how flood and earthquake hazard areas are mapped and how the maps can be used to notify the public about the nature and extent of risk. The first part of the class describes the current system of mapping flood and earthquake hazard areas or zones and some of the strengths and weaknesses of relying on maps to notify property owners, or potential property owners, about the presence of natural hazards. This is followed by a discussion of innovative mapping initiatives in some... More
Date Added to MERLOT: August 04, 2006
Date Modified in MERLOT: August 04, 2006
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Submitter: Don Beckering

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Primary Audience: College General Ed, College Upper Division
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Language: English
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