Monthly Archives: June 2010

Why people stay in hazardous areas…

One of my friends send me a note that people stay in hazardous areas just because it is their home. It makes sense. However if your home becomes a mass grave then the sense dissapears. The home is gone. I … Continue reading

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Geologic drivers – human problems

Just before going to Uganda I started looking at situation with floods and landslides. On the back of my mind is another project in northwestern Alaska, where village of Kivalina experiences drastic erosion and has high risk of being flooded. … Continue reading

Posted in Uganda, July 2010 | Leave a comment

Hello world!

This is my first post on this blog. My name is Yuri Gorokhovich. I am Assistant Professor at Lehman College, Department of Environmental, Geographic and Geologic Sciences, City University of New York. Together with our geology major student Mr. Tahjib … Continue reading

Posted in Uganda, July 2010 | Leave a comment