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Guest Posts on Disasters, Sustainability, and Climate Change Impacts

For several years I have been offering a 3 credit hour senior/graduate level geospatial course at the university of Mississippi, USA. During the course lectures I have motivated the students to conduct geospatial and GIS term projects on current sustainability challenges facing the nation. Continue reading Guest Posts on Disasters, Sustainability, and Climate Change Impacts

Natural Disasters Occurring More Globally?

Natural disasters (earthquake, tsunami, landslide, and volcanic eruptions) and weather related natural disasters (hurricane/cyclone, tornado, flood, drought) are occurring dramatically at increased frequency during the last decade, which is thought to be the result of climate change mechanisms. Extreme weather related disasters impacts include mobility and catastrophic failure of life line infrastructure. Continue reading Natural Disasters Occurring More Globally?