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Module Detailed Information for [GE3231]
Academic Year : 2017/2018 Semester : 1
Correct as at 22 Sep 2018 05:00

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Module Title : Natural Hazards
Module Description : Natural hazards result in high losses in human life and welfare, property, resource productivity, and infrastructure. Often human activities interact with the landscape to exacerbate the probability of a potentially hazardous situation. The module will cover the prediction, prevention, mitigation, and response strategies for various hazards. Various types of natural hazards, including landslides, debris flows, volcanic hazards, earthquakes, fire, tsunami, typhoons, floods, tornadoes, and wildfire will be highlighted with respect to inherent forms and processes. Examples will be presented from various regions worldwide. Land management issues and effects will be emphasized, particularly within the context of the Pacific Rim.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : 05-12-2018 EVENING
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : Nil
Preclusion : Nil
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 2-1-1-3-3
Remarks : Nil
* A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week

Lecture Time Table
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom

Tutorial Time Table
Attention: The tutorial timetables could be updated from time to time. Students are advised to check regularly for the latest update on the change of tutorial timing.
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom Iteration
DO1 TUTORIAL3,5,7,9,11,13THURSDAY10001200AS2-0204,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
DO2 TUTORIAL3,5,7,9,11,13THURSDAY12001400AS2-0204,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
DO3 TUTORIAL3,5,7,9,11,13FRIDAY10001200AS2-0204,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
DO4 TUTORIAL3,5,7,9,11,13FRIDAY12001400AS2-0204,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].

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