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RFW 256 Backcountry Risk Analysis and Mitigation I

RFW 256: Backcountry Risk Analysis and Mitigation I is a course where students integrate the knowledge and skills acquired in other program courses to identify, analyze, and manage areas of public and occupational risk within backcountry workplaces. Human, terrestrial, aquatic, and environmental hazards and risk are explored including an examination of leadership and decision-making skills, natural hazard analysis, land-use planning, risk management and mitigation, advanced navigation techniques, backcountry rescue, meteorology, and field weather forecasting.

Credits

2.00

Prerequisite

RFW 255 Spring Field School and RFW 200 Field Trip Study.