G148_2016.4 _CascadiaRiskAssessmentProject.docxTo meet the following two outcomes of the G 148 course at PCC:
PCC instructors have developed a variety of capstone projects requiring the students to investigate the hazards and risks associated with volcanoes and earthquakes for particular student selected locations in the Pacific Northwest. This These assignment has have been inspired in part by the Project InTeGrate module Map Your Hazards!
Cascadia Risk Assessment Project
Students evaluate the hazards and risks posed by volcanoes and earthquakes to a Pacific Northwest population center. Students
- create hazard, vulnerability, and risk maps for their area
- consolidate their results in an electronic poster highlighting what they have learned
- present their poster to their classmates and answer questions from their class mates about their poster (about 15 minutes per presentation)
- summarize their findings in a one page typed double spaced abstract
- work in small groups.