• Allison Hardin posted an update in the group Group logo of Coastal News ArticlesCoastal News Articles 9 years, 4 months ago

    Really cool independent study focused on weather, with module on human behavior and community response:

    IS-271.a Anticipating Hazardous Weather & Community Risk, 2nd Edition

    Note: This course is on a non-federal government website operated by the Cooperative Program for Operational Meteorology, Education,and Training (COMET).

    Course Overview

    Anticipating Hazardous Weather and Community Risk, 2nd Edition provides emergency managers and other decision makers with background information about weather, natural hazards, and preparedness. This module offers web-based content designed to address topics covered in the multi-day Hazardous Weather and Flood Preparedness course offered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Weather Service (NWS). The module also complements other onsite courses by those agencies. This training module covers:

    Weather basics
    Weather forecasting
    Threats analysis and hazards planning
    Fact sheets for weather and non-weather-related hazards
    Warning partnership information
    Human behavior and community response
    A desktop exercise allowing you to apply what you’ve learned

    Note: This course is on a non-federal government website operated by the Cooperative Program for Operational Meteorology, Education,and Training (COMET).

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