Environmental Hazards and Disasters

  • Environmental Hazards and Disasters



Environmental Hazards and Disasters examines the earth science systems that lead to natural disaster events, and the issues caused by sudden, extreme changes to the environment.

Students in this major will learn about the processes, causes, and potential results of natural hazards and disasters, and gain practical experience in assisting management response plans to help forecast and lessen their impact.

Contact us

Te Kura Aronukurangi | School of Earth and Environment

Phone +64 3 369 0655
Email earthandenvironment@canterbury.ac.nz

Level 2, Beatrice Tinsley building – see campus maps

Postal address
Te Rāngai Pūtaiao | College of Science
Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

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