EARTH 390: Natural Hazard Policy

Course Details

Class Lectures: Tues Thurs 11:00-12:20 PM, Tech F285

Professors: Seth Stein

Required Texts

Playing Against Nature: Integrating Science and Economics to Mitigate Natural Hazards in an Uncertain World by S. Stein and J. Stein, 2014 


30%: Homework problems 
30%: Individual project 
30%: Group project 
10%: In-class problems 


Portable electronic devices may not be used in class. You may discuss homework with each other, but are expected to work and do your writeups independently. Problem sets are due one week after being assigned. Make-ups are ONLY allowed by advance arrangements through the Office of Studies. Late work will be penalized no less than 50%. As per university policy, class attendance is expected and required. 

Article about class project

Course Handouts:

EARTH 390 Handout (pdf)