Hazard and Disaster Log
5 significant natural hazard and/or disaster events that happened over the course of the semester that made media headlines.
After Action Report on one specific disaster.
The report will draw upon course lectures, discussions, readings, and outside sources to organize and deliver a summary of the disaster event and its associated impacts on the affected human population.
The report is limited to 10 pages in length (with 12-point font, 1 inch margins, single-spacing for text) and will mostly comprise maps, tables, and other graphics as well as a list of references.
direct, first-hand, closeness to an event or thing.
interpretation or analysis of a primary or secondary source. good way of getting back to a primary source.
overview, summary, encyclopedia, wikipedia, textbooks, etc.
Primary: Census data extracted from cenus website
Secondary: Article or book that discusses and uses that census data
Tertiary: Wikipedia entry for the US Census
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Topic of interest?
Source of dataset(s)?
Primary or Secondary data?
Raster or Vector data model?
Access to USC subscription databases and other data sources
Statista: great source for data on a range of different topics
Statistical Insight: reports and stats
Courses - access some specific disaster focused databases