Feb 2020 Offering

This course has been completed.

E102 - Science of Disaster
Date & Times
Feb 10 - 12, 2020 from 8 AM - 5 PM

This course provides the participants with an overview of scientific principles and concepts that shape our increasingly dangerous world. The contents of the course include the following:
•Introduction to Science of Disaster provides a definition and benefits of science.
•Earth Science describes how the Earth’s design sets the stage for the world’s natural hazards including earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, tsunamis, and landslides/sinkholes.
•Climatology describes the scientific basis of common atmospheric hazards including convective storms, tropical cyclones, and other hazardous weather.
•Chemical and biological basics identifies the scientific basis of chemical and biological threats.
•Explosive, radiological, and nuclear fundamentals identifies the scientific basis of those threats.

Selection Criteria: This course is intended for newly appointed emergency managers from Federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial emergency management agencies, and prospective professionals transferring from another discipline to emergency management.

Max Attendance
30 (1 Open Seat)
Washington University School of Medicine
Mid Campus Center, Room 1404
4590 Childrens Place
St. Louis, MO 63110
POST Approved
Target Audiences
Emergency Management
Open To The Public
None Set
Registrant Notes

Must submit FEMA form 119-25-1 to laura.norris@sema.dps.mo.gov and have completed all pre-requisites, if applicable.

Course Roster

Course registrants will be listed here along with their contributing role.

Name Organization
Bohnert, Andrew Perry County Emergency Management
Cherry, Emma Ameren
Crites, Tricia Washington University
Cupples, Anthony MO Army National Guard
Fielder, Carletta City of St. Louis EMA
Fingerhut, James self
Hartung, Dave Saint Louis Art Museum
Huddleston, Sheila SEMA
Kee, Ky Washington University in St. Louis
KOCH, MELISSA St Louis County Office of Emergency Management
Krijestorac, Anela St. Louis County
Kurtz, Jay Team Rubicon
Levine, Sara Washington University - School of Medicine - Emergency Management
Lewis, Michael Ameren Missouri
Marsden, Jay Wentzville Emergency Management
McClarty, David New Madrid County
Moore, Thomas Lindenwood University
Mott, Ann NA
Neiter, Linda Ameren
Norris, Laura SEMA
Rueter, Martin The Salvation Army
Staggs, Daniel Other
Tarabelli, Thomas Eureka Fire Protection Dist, Region C IST
Tilley, Kirsten St. Louis County Police
Tucker, Darrell Audrain County EMA
Vastmans, Ann St. Louis County PD/ OEM
Wade, Paul Missouri National Guard
Wilson, Charles Southeast Health