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ATMS 404 A - Risk Analysis in Earth Science

Campus: Urbana-Champaign

Description:

Introduction to concepts and methods of quantitative risk analysis in the Earth system. Key concepts will include probability, impacts, risk, uncertainty, statistical estimation, and decision making. Students will use simple risk analysis methods to apply these concepts to example problems related to drought, flooding, weather extremes, and anthropogenic climate change. The students will learn the R programming language for statistical computing, which will be used to integrate concepts and methods using observational data sets and model output. Course Information: Same as GEOL 485. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: MATH 241 or consent of instructor.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 3

Term(s): Spring


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