Natural Hazards and Catastrophes 2013

Please see the CANVAS class pages for the most updated materials unless I refer you to this page, thanks.



Class schedule of topics   [under construction!]

Pat Pringle's office schedule

Class and Lab Assignments  Updated! PLEASE recheck this periodically!

Carla Whittington's natural hazards lecture notes and powerpoint pdfs

Rubric for field reports

Field trip consent form pdf      Field trip participant information form pdf  

Field trip schedule 2013

Selected links   

Natural hazards guides; Earth science resources;  

Annenberg Foundation Earth Revealed online videos

Check out geologic materials on reserve at the Kirk Library at Centralia College. Other relevant links are listed therein.

Important datesóCentralia College schedule information  


Lectures there are outdated because they are from the old Hyndman and Hyndman text

Chap_1_Hazards_overview                                          Lecture 2 geology and plate tectonic overview                                                  

Chap_3_earthquake_waves                                          Mount Rainier field trip slides

Lecture on Pac NW earthquake hazards                       Mount Rainier resources

Chapter 4 Earthquake risk, probabilities, etc                 Mass wasting and landslides

Chapter 5 tsunamis                                                       Coastal processes and hazards

Volcanic hazards lecture                                               Chapter 10 Earth's weather and paleoclimate      Chap. 11_streams_floods

Chapter 14 Hurricanes                                                  Chapter 15 tornadoes

Chapter 17 Bolides

Earth Sciences at Centralia College

Page revised on September 6, 2013