A consideration of natural processes such as landslides, volcanic eruptions, storms, floods and earthquakes, that can have disastrous consequences for people in the affected areas. Case histories are used to demonstrate the scientific principles as well as to point out some social issues.
Dr. Clark originated this course at K-State and usually teaches it each semester and in the summer. A sample syllabus is available.
This course may be used to satisfy KSU's requirements for General Education when these take effect in August 1997.
Students enrolled in Natural Disasters may use their current class password to access the syllabus, past quizzes and exams, and visual aids from past lectures through the Natural Disasters Review Page.